“Hailed as a rare bipartisan victory, the Murphy Bill lets politicians falsely claim progress against gun violence while stigmatizing people with ‘mental illness,’ undermining civil liberties and diverting attention away from institutionalized racism and structural poverty,” Sadie Ryanne Baker writes for TruthOut. “Actually, it does nothing to increase access to vital resources or address the pandemic of police violence against people with mental illness.”
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