Make Real Change On Gun Violence: Stop Scapegoating People With Mental Health Disabilities


This report points out that the overwhelming majority of gun violence is committed by people without disabilities. Misinformation on this issue contributes to discrimination that has a real and negative impact on people’s lives. When lawmakers make policy based on fear and prejudice, the results endanger civil rights and do nothing to make communities safer.

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People with Disabilities

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Violence Prevention

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Mental and Behavioral Health

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Published on 09/01/2022