The Vermont Cynic

Blame guns, not mental health

Blame guns, not mental health

Simon Bupp-Chickering

March 9, 2018

One day after the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, President Trump tweeted, “So many signs that the Florida shooter was mentally disturbed. Must always report such instances to authorities, again and again!” It is not uncommon for pro-gun politicians to bring up mental health in response to mass shootin...

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