Is Mental Illness To Blame For Gun Violence?

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Heard On The Morning Show
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One of the solutions often proposed to combat mass shootings is improving care for the mentally ill. Our guest says there is no factual link between the two. She lays out the data behind who commits these crimes, and argues that linking gun violence and mental illness is dangerous rhetoric.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Laura Pavin Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Dr. Megan L Ranney Guest

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