According to a lawyer representing the Rodger family, alleged Santa Barbara mass shooter Elliot Rodger was “a high-functioning patient with Asperger syndrome” who “had trouble making friends.”

https://twitter.com/thezebra13/status/470339201787912192

Many don’t want to hear Asperger’s syndrome used as an explanation or excuse for the shooting, though.

https://twitter.com/aviolentlife/status/470346657209401344

https://twitter.com/multisensorymel/status/470356614802059264