Mental Illness Not a Precursor to Gun Violence

By Hansook Oh In the days after Christopher Sean Harper Mercer opened fire on an Oregon college classroom on Oct. 1, 2015, killing nine and injuring many others, the news media—as they always do after a mass shooting—tried to provide the public an explanation for the inexplicable. The public had many questions that they relied on the media to answer. Who was the killer? How … Continue reading Mental Illness Not a Precursor to Gun Violence