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Commonsense thoughts on gun rights, gun control, gun violence

Commonsense thoughts on gun rights, gun control,…

Jennifer Crumbley’s conviction for her son’s school shooting is a sea change in the public’s view of gun violence. My own parents could have suffered the same fate as hers…

Timing of Mass Shootings Offers Clue to Possible Deterrence

Timing of Mass Shootings Offers Clue to…

Yet another senseless tragedy has occurred, the latest at Perry High School in Perry, Iowa. A school shooting leaving one dead and five wounded starts 2024 inauspiciously. However, we need…

Empower families to help with mental health

Empower families to help with mental health

It was October 2012, and I was running amok through the city of Pittsburgh. I was down to my last day in a posh hotel room before I maxed out…

Address mental illness, Drug Addiction in tandem

Address mental illness, Drug Addiction in tandem

Park is a mental health advocate and author of the memoir/self-help book “Bliss + Blues = Bipolar: A Memoir of my Ups and Downs Living with Bipolar Disorder.” He lives in…

Jason Park: A 3-part strategy to reduce mass shootings

Jason Park: A 3-part strategy to reduce…

According to the Gun Violence Archive, there have been more than 60 mass shootings so far in 2023 — almost two a day.As a formerly untreated mentally ill person who…

Keep guns away from the mentally ill

Keep guns away from the mentally ill

A mass shooting occurs every 8.3 days in California on average, according to the Gun Violence Archive. This past weekend, one of the deadliest mass shootings in modern California history…

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