US President Donald Trump at Morristown Municipal Airport in New Jersey. Photo: AP

Donald Trump proposes more psychiatric centres instead of gun control to stem rising tide of violence

  • The US president said it was a ‘terrible thing’ that people with mental illness were ‘just allowed to go onto the streets’ after hospitals were closed
  • Many psychiatric institutions in the US were closed beginning in the 1950s amid reports of inhumane treatment, abuse scandals and other factors
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US President Donald Trump at Morristown Municipal Airport in New Jersey. Photo: AP
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