Mental Illness: The Scapegoat of Mass Shootings

Let’s start off with some actual facts (as opposed to the ever popular “alternative” facts): 1) A public mass shooting is defined by the U.S. Congressional Research Service as a situation where four or more people, excluding the perpetrator, are indiscriminately killed. 2) American discourse and media analysis after mass shootings generally focuses on possible gun control legislation. Weapons that can fire multiple […]