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I'm sorry for her loss, but she had better lose.

Mother of suicide victim sues Wal-Mart over gun sale
Near the end of her short life, Shayla Stewart, a diagnosed manic-depressive and schizophrenic, assaulted police officers and was arrested for attacking a fellow customer at a Denton Wal-Mart where she had a prescription for anti-psychotic medication.

Given all those signs, her parents say, another Wal-Mart just seven miles away should have never sold her the shotgun she used to kill herself at age 24 in 2003.


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It's called Protected Health Information for a reason. The pharmacist would have been breaking the law if she had run over to the other store's gun department with a list of people who shouldn't be sold one based on their prescription history.
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