Why do mass shootings spawn conspiracy theories?
By Michael Rocque, Associate Professor of Sociology, Bates College
Stephanie Kelley-Romano, Associate Professor of Rhetoric, Film, and Screen Studies, Bates College
When many people believe the government is trying to take away their guns, events that make guns look bad can be misinterpreted as part of that nonexistent plan.
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- Friday, February 19, 2021