The United States has the highest gun ownership rate in the world, and thousands of Americans are killed by firearms every year. On this week’s HashtagVOA, we take a closer look at what drives Americans to violence of this magnitude, the psychology of mass murder, and the role of the media in their coverage of such shootings. How much information should be shared? The problem is huge, and the answers are not clear.
Dave Cullen: Author, “Columbine”, New York
Max Abrahms: Professor, NorthEastern University, Boston
Dr. Anita Gadhia-Smith: Psychotherapist, Bethesda