Please join the Barnard College Human Rights Program and Columbia University Students Against Gun Violence for a panel discussion Thursday, April 26, from 6 pm – 8 pm in room 307 Milbank Hall.
Scholar warns against linking mental health and gun violence | FOX NewsView Post
Four assumptions frequently arise in the aftermath of mass shootings in the United States: (1) that mental illness causes gun violence, (2) that psychiatric diagnosis can predict gun crime, (3) that shootings represent the deranged acts of mentally ill loners, and (4) that gun control “won’t prevent” such incidents. Professor Metzl will address how assumptions about gun violence incorrectly link to stereotypes of mental illness and race in the United States.
The State of New York Gun Legislation | 112BKView Post
The State of New York Gun Legislation | 112BK podcastView Post
Trump’s comments on Parkland, FL Shooting – Interview on KCBS San Francisco 2-15-18View Post
Firearms have become increasingly prevalent in daily life over the past decade, as states like Tennessee loosen regulations governing most aspects of gun sales, purchases, and public carry privileges. This expansion raises a number of questions that an expert panel of academics, politicians, and activists will address…
When the Shooter Is White: Podcast about the race politics surrounding U.S. mass shootings – Brooklyn LiveView Post
Public perception of mass violence and mental illness often misguided – Minnesota Public Radio’s “News with Kerri Miller”View Post
I’m a Psychiatrist. Making Gun Violence About Mental Health Is a Crazy Idea – POLITICOView Post
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