Analysis in Preventive Medicine says Almost every single American—99.85%—will know at least one victim of gun violence during his or her lifetime, a recent analysis in the journal Preventive Medicine estimates. Stunning, isn’t it?
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Here’s one way to cut down on gun violence
Have field trips to the city morgues. Read this eye-opening suggestion from Khari Edwards, an executive at Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center, at The Trace.
We need research into gun violence
For all the rhetoric that has been flying back and forth in the last few days, we are mostly just guessing about what are the best solutions to gun violence, because research dried up for it (thanks, NRA!) 20 years ago. We need research, now. I wrote this, Ignorance Is Killing Us, for Conn. Health …
The New Yorker: Fear and the gun trade
Just read this, from Evan Osnos.
Have you read “The Warmth of Other Suns?”
That wonderful book (full name: “The Warm of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration) by Isabel Wilkerson charted the movement of Southern African Americans to economic opportunities in the north, in Detroit, in Chicago, and yes, in Hartford (particularly to the Frog Hollow section, the subject of a book-I’m-finishing). This says that gun …
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A short video that explains gun violence
We need to figure out what the hell is wrong with us. And thanks, Cynical, for sharing this.
Why is gun violence a public health issue?
Jay Dickey comes to Jesus
But Jesus is busy. It’s too late for countless of thousands of victims of gun violence since 1996, but the former GOP congressman who is responsible for the lack of funding on gun violence has had a change of heart. Jay Dickey: who spearheaded efforts in 1996 to block the Centers for Disease Control and …
I’m not going to tell you how to stop gun violence
But I am going to tell you that one way to figure out what must be done is to stop the freeze on gun violence research and let smart people consider what we should be doing. For a beautiful few hours on Twitter last night, Igor Volsky, director of video and contributing editor at ThinkProgress, was following up …
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