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The Smoking Gun

The authors of this study sought to create the most comprehensive evaluation to date analyzing gun ownership data over the past thirty years. They did so while controlling for eighteen potential confounding factors including violent crime rate, [...]

November 25, 2013 // 1 Comment

Guns & Suicide

The recent tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut has many questioning issues as far ranging from gun control to access to mental health services. A paper published in the America Journal of Public Health (January 2013) details the [...]

December 15, 2012 // 3 Comments

Guns & Homicide

Firearm availability and homicide rates across 26 high-income countries. BACKGROUND: Among developed nations, the United States has the highest rate of civilian gun ownership, and the highest homicide rate. We examine whether the United States [...]

December 15, 2012 // 3 Comments

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