Unable to rely on lawmakers to regulate guns, some Tennesseans have decided to risk gun ownership
Woke AF Daily
Jonathan Metzl returns to Woke AF Daily to discuss the unfortunate, unconscionable, and unending slew of mass shootings in America - as documented in his upcoming book What We've Become.
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NBC LX News
According to recent data from @GunDeaths, over 200 lives have been lost and more than 550 injured in mass shootings this year.
We spoke with the Frederick B. Rentschler II Professor of Sociology and Psychiatry and the director of the Department of Medicine, Health, and Society at Vanderbilt University, Jonathan Metzl, about the shooting, Tennessee’s gun laws, and if there may be any movement for legislation preventing access to firearms.
MSNBC: Chris Jansing Reports
“Upwards of 70 percent of gunowners now say they own guns to protect themselves from other people. Guns have gone from being a tool of sportsmen to something that really people feel like they have to be on guard about,” @JonathanMetzl on US gun culture.
Woke AF Daily
The cycle of violence not only continues, but continues to get worse.
The Saturday/Sunday Show with Jonathan Capehart
"What you see is a lot more of everyday interactions turning into shootings, and really great risings in gun-related injuries and deaths." @JonathanMetzl on why Republican NY gubernatorial nominee Lee Zeldin's gun policies could make for a less safe New York #SundayShow
It has become increasingly common to attribute mental illness as a key reason young men turn into active shooters. Relying on decades of experience, psychologist Dr. John Duffy and Vanderbilt University psychiatrist Dr. Jonathan M. Metzl question that idea while hashing out why a generation of young men, who were "handed the keys to the kingdom," have turned lethargic and hopeless.
The New York Times
By Jonathan M. Metzl
Cases like one on the Supreme Court docket this term often lead to more injuries and deaths.