September 12, 2019

Trump Administration Considers Proposal To Track People with Mental Illness

According to the Washington Post, President Trump and other top White House officials were briefed on a proposal to establish the Health Advanced Research Projects Agency  to study out-of-the-box solutions to health problems. One specific proposal called for a study to determine if monitoring the mentally ill would prevent mass shootings. In this proposal, the agency would be tasked with studying different uses of technology to monitor, track, and flag violent tendencies of people who are mentally ill.