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Civil Liberties and Mental Illness: Best Article Ever Written
To quote the author of UNCIVIL LIBERTIES, Herschel Hardin
"How can such degradation and death -- so much inhumanity -- be justified in the name of civil liberties? It cannot. The opposition to involuntary committal and treatment betrays profound misunderstanding of the principle of civil liberties. Medication can free victims from their illness -- free them from the Bastille of their psychosis -- and restore their dignity, their free will and the meaningful exercise of their liberties."