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Some Mental Health Advocates Concerned About Obama's Executive Orders On Guns

Among the executive orders on guns President Barack Obama signed this week were ones to finalize mental health parity regulations and hold a national dialogue on mental health.

Mental illness and guns are often connected, although some advocates wish that wasn’t the case. Chick Arnold is a mental health attorney in Phoenix and gave his perspective on the president’s orders.

Mark Brodie is a co-host of The Show, KJZZ’s locally produced news magazine. Since starting at KJZZ in 2002, Brodie has been a host, reporter and producer, including several years covering the Arizona Legislature, based at the Capitol.