The Real Gun Problem Is Mental Health, Not The NRA

Even CNN gets it… The NRA is not the demon. But I don’t agree with her recommendations on how to address the problem.

Next time there’s a mass shooting, don’t jump to blame the National Rifle Association and lax gun laws. Look first at the shooter and the mental health services he did or didn’t get, and the commitment laws in the state where the shooting took place.

Strengthening gun control won’t stop the next mass shooter, but changing our attitudes, the treatment options we offer and the laws for holding the mentally unstable and mentally ill for treatment just might.

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