The Myth about Mental Illness and Guns

By Michael Witkovsky, The Psychiatrist Son There are many horrible and awful things about school shootings.  They are life ending for innocents, and life transforming for survivors.  There is fear, helplessness, rage and profound sadness.  These feelings conspire to activate us towards solving all problems that promote the probability of such rare events.  However, one of…

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Grandparents and Grandchildren United to Change the Gun Laws

by Jerry Witkovsky I recently read two articles that have catapulted me to action. The first was from the Washington Post. It identifies seven gun laws that would have a powerful impact on reducing gun violence: red flag laws, relinquishment laws, assault weapons bans, high-capacity magazine bans, gun possession prohibitions for high-risk individuals, gun possession prohibitions for individuals with domestic violence…

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