Tighter gun laws ‘an incomplete answer’ to violence, psychologist says

Study of maximum security prisoners suggests power in forgiveness

By , Daily Memphian Updated: May 17, 2021 9:26 AM CT | Published: May 17, 2021 4:00 AM CT

If we want to reduce gun violence, psychologist Robert Enright says, then forgiveness therapy, including teaching children from a young age about the “poison” of resentment, should be commonplace here and across the world.

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Don Wade has been a Memphis journalist since 1998 and he has won awards for both his sports and news/feature writing. He is originally from Kansas City and is married with three sons.