Why Addressing Mental Illness Isn’t Enough to Reduce Gun Violence

Garen Wintemute in front of a photo of downtown Sacramento

How do we explain and stop mass shootings like those in El Paso and Dayton? Some Americans point to guns, saying they're too common and easy to obtain, while others emphasize the mental and emotional conditions that could drive perpetrators to inflict such horror. Amna Nawaz talks to Dr. Garen Wintemute, champion of the Center for Violence Prevention Research Big Idea.

Via PBS NewsHour

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