The NRA wants us to talk about mental health over guns. Here’s why it’s wrong.

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Mass Shootings Are a Mental Health Problem No One Wants to Talk About. The shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue—11 dead, 6 wounded—was especially shocking: It was the most lethal attack on Jews in American history. At the same it reminded us how disconcertingly commonplace mass violence has become. In February, 17 people were gunned down at a high school in Florida, and in May, 10 people were shot to death at a high school in Texas. A year ago, 58 people at an outdoor concert in Las Vegas were killed, and a few weeks later, 26 congregants at a church in Texas were...