The readings and podcast explained that despite of evidence to the contrary, peo

The readings and podcast explained that despite of evidence to the contrary, people believe that mental illness is a cause of gun violence, especially mass shootings (except in cases where religion is a factor).  Pretend that you are invited to give guidance to policymakers on this topic.  How would you explain the relationship between violence (and gun violence) to these policymakers?  What might you share about the continued belief in the myth of gun violence and mental illness? What policies might you recommend to them?
podcast: 

Jessi Gold On Mental Illness, Illusory Truth Effect & Gun Violence


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