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“Hands Up, Don’t Shoot”

Since Michael Brown’s death in 2014, fatal police shootings, and in particular fatal police shootings of both armed and unarmed Black men, have resurfaced as a critical issue in the national conversation on policing and gun violence. The discourse [...]

August 23, 2017 // 0 Comments

America Should Invest in Gun Violence Research

Suicide is often an impulsive act. A person has a short-term mental health crisis and spontaneously considers suicide. Most who survive suicide do not usually die from another attempt. Committing suicide by gun is one of the most common and lethal [...]

June 9, 2017 // 0 Comments

Did you notice we are not having a gun debate right now?

In the midst of the horrific tragedy in London, the President tweeted a rhetorical question about how there wasn’t a gun debate following that terror attack unlike those in San Bernadino or Orlando. Trump simplistically explains the answer to [...]

June 5, 2017 // 0 Comments

What Works? Three Laws that Prevent Gun Deaths

A number of laws have been passed at the state level to address firearm safety. Some laws loosen restrictions on gun ownership while others tighten restrictions on gun ownership. Not all firearm-related laws are effective. Researchers conducted a [...]

September 26, 2016 // 0 Comments

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