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Don’t Scapegoat The Mentally Ill: Help Them Media

Don’t Scapegoat The Mentally Ill: Help Them

By Cody Fenwick

If “mental health” is again on the docket for discussion in news outlets and on opinion pages, you can guarantee that we’re in the wake of more high profile violent crimes.

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Advocating For Tougher Gun Laws Guns

Advocating For Tougher Gun Laws

By John E. Rosenthal

Today on Beacon Hill, Gov. Patrick and Boston Mayor Menino make their cases for tougher gun laws. Also this week, recall elections in Colorado ousted two state senators who supported the state’s new gun restrictions.

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America’s Addiction To Violence Newtown

America’s Addiction To Violence

By Steve Almond

It would be dangerously naïve to attribute the carnage of Newtown — and the grim litany of others before it — as something entirely apart from us.

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