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Doctors punished for protecting children

A 9-year-old girl in Arizona accidentally fatally shot her shooting range instructor last month after he set her Uzi to automatic and allowed her to hold the weapon on her own. The incident garnered national attention and became part of the debate [...]

September 9, 2014 // 0 Comments

Criminals keep access to guns

Image by Ian Carroll (Creative Commons / Flickr) California is one of 23 states that restricts firearm access for people who have been convicted of felonies and violent or gun-related misdemeanors, including those convicted of domestic violence. [...]

May 19, 2014 // 0 Comments

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

Cellphone ban policies [Podcast]

Drs. Cedric Dark and Nii Darko discuss the effects of cellphone bans on traffic accidents and fatalities in this podcast. Listen to it HERE. [...]

September 4, 2013 // 0 Comments

Do cellphone bans work?

New evidence states that cellphone bans have not yet demonstrated an overall decrease in fatal crashes. Whether it be from the United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) or the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA), cellphone use while [...]

June 10, 2013 // 0 Comments

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