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Dear Far Left: The Mentally Ill Need Laura's Law - Sfgate

Laura Wilcox was 19 years old when she was murdered by a severely mentally ill man in 2001. Her death spurred the creation of Laura "I have been consistently concerned about the mandatory treatment that is embedded in the legislation," he said. "I don't think involuntary treatment is the answer." It's like playing tennis against a brick wall. Brian Tseng and Geoff Wilson of the Physicians Organizing Committee , which supports Laura's Law, say there was a meeting with Jennifer Friedenbach , the executive director of the Coalition on Homelessness , to try to explain their position. "Honestly, if the things Jennifer Friedenbach says were true, I would be against it," says Wilson.
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