A Volatile Mix: Mental Illness, Lax Gun Laws and Violence’s Socio-Economic Fixation

Michael Shank, vice president at the Institute for Economics and Peace, discusses Colorado’s gun laws, gun safety in society, early warning systems for mental illness, health insurance coverage for preventative care and services, rigorous background checks that better assess mental health, and the socio-economic factors that strongly correlate with more violent US states and cities.  Video courtesy of CCTV.