After a man shot himself to death during a confrontation with police, a deputy state coroner in New South Wales has recommended that applicants for a firearms license be required to pass a mental health exam before being issued a permit.
In other news, four men were found guilty of attempting to bomb synagogues in the Bronx. There’s no word whether future would-be terrorists will have to pass a psych test before buying fake Stinger missiles from FBI informers.
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