The Mentally Ill Are Not Your Scapegoat

Mr. Coleman makes an excellent point.

The Mass Shooting in Las Vegas

The never-ending national argument about gun control returned to the forefront of American political discourse in the aftermath of the recent mass shooting in Las Vegas. After every such tragedy, the same interest groups emerge to make the same arguments, while the same pundits and politicians rehash the same debate. This predictable political theater almost seems to be some sort of perverse national tradition – one that happens with frightening regularity. Every participant thoroughly dissects the circumstances of the latest tragedy in a search for any information they can use as supporting evidence for their argument.

One fact, in particular, has received an alarming amount of coverage. An alarming trend already exists in these debates that unfairly demonizes people with psychiatric disorders – and with this context in mind, it is both discouraging and alarming that so much attention has been focused on

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