Yes, Ron Paul, some veterans with PTSD go to the gun range for therapy

Not only is Ron Paul disgusting and shameful, he’s uninformed and wrong about post-traumatic stress disorder, too.

So are all of these other amateur psychiatrists who think they know something about PTSD:

Former U.S. Army Ranger Sean Parnell addressed this point during an appearance on Fox and Friends this morning:

A lot of people are asking why are you taking somebody that’s  struggling out to go shooting. Well shooting for guys like us in the military is a very, very familiar skill set. It’s like taking a basketball player out to shoot hoops, you know. And so, shooting with military veterans that are trying to re-adjust can be very healing, and Chris [Kyle] really used that well to his advantage to help people.

Many Twitter users, including a number of veterans, also set the record straight:

https://twitter.com/MacMathghamhna/status/298514185145425920

Bingo.

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