Trump Eyes Mental Institutions as Answer to Gun Violence
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August 30, 20195 min read, 951 words

Trump Eyes Mental Institutions as Answer to Gun ViolenceTrump Eyes Mental Institutions as Answer to Gun Violence

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Published: August 30, 2019  |  5 min read, 951 words
When shots rang out last year at a high school in Parkland, Florida, leaving 17 people dead, President Donald Trump quickly turned his thoughts to creating more mental institutions. When back-to-back mass shootings in Dayton, Ohio, and El Paso, Texas, jolted the nation earlier t...
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August 30, 2019
The headline is how Trump is promoting “mental health” facilities as an answer to violence. It is only deep in the article that the disconnect appears. The article could show more evidence about the Administration's focus—or seemingly-complete distraction from—ways to reduce mass shootings
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August 30, 2019
This article reads like an Op Ed with a couple of quotes sprinkled in. The quotes reference "research" but there are no citations to research
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August 30, 2019
This article only pulls quotes from opponents of Trump's proposed changes, so there is a little bit of stacking the deck, but author Kevin Freking keeps his own bias out of the language of the piece.
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