It's a new kind of crime. A human being goes insane and kills those he or she loves the most, and then in many cases kills him or herself. This is not an age-old human condition. It is new.
As little as 20-30 years ago it was very rare; even unheard-of. Now it happens so often the headlines are beginning to chase only the most bizarre examples.
A 12-year-old boy in South Carolina lives with his Grandfather and Grandmother. He sneaks into their bedroom and blows them away with a shotgun, then sets fire to the house.
A mother in Connecticut attacks her family with a knife, then sets her house on fire, killing everyone including herself -- except for an eight-year-old daughter who escapes and runs to the neighbors for help.
A mother in Texas drowns each of her four children in the bathtub -- one at a time.
The wife of popular comedian Phil Hartman kills her husband, then takes her own life.
The list goes on and on and on and on.
The common denominator? These people were all on "anti-depressants". The word "anti-depressant" has to be put in quotes, because it is a tragic misnomer. No one could be more depressed than the people who do such things as these. Prozac and Zoloft and Paxil and the other related "anti-depressants", known as SSRIs are the new element -- the new factor in the computation of murder and suicide.
Read Ann Tracy's new article about the Christopher Pittman case in South Carolina. The greatest culture in the history of the world is being brought to its knees by legal drug-lords who become wealthy, chemically teaching people to kill.