Mental Health & Guns: Interview with Michael Sodini of Walk the Talk America
By John Crump
U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)-When I was asked to set up an interview with Michael Sodini of “Walk the Talk America” I didn’t know much about the organization.
Walk the Talk America’s (WTTA) mission:
“is to fund research and development for outreach and promotion of mental health to reduce the misconceptions and prejudices that exist when it comes to mental illness and firearms. We believe we can be a catalyst for change by working with experts in the mental health industry.”
WTTA believes that just because that someone suffers from something like PTSD it doesn’t automatically mean that they should lose their firearms rights. They think there are a lot of misconceptions when it comes to firearms and mental health.
Michael Sodini believes that the firearms industry can play a significant role in changing bad laws when it comes to mental health and firearms all the while funding programs that make the difference in someone’s life. He also thinks that a partnership between mental health organizations and the firearms industry can go a long way in removing stigmas and misconceptions that plague both groups.
When I read that one of the core tenants of …Read the Rest