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Ever imagine what it's like to be shot? Reporters Amber Hunt of the Cincinnati Enquirer and Elizabeth Van Brocklin of The Trace traveled the country talking to people who know too well.
Survivors of the Florida massacre challenged the media to pay attention. Data shows how successful they were.
The vast majority of urban homicides are the product of gun violence. But the cities with the highest rates may surprise you. (Spoiler: Chicago falls in the middle of the list.)
from the Gun Violence Archive
I’m an NRA Shooting Instructor, and Mom of Three. It’s Unfair When the Media Portrays Us as Uncaring.
"Every gun owner I know, we ache and mourn as a community if someone has perished or been injured by someone with a gun. It's a terrible thing."
Robert Spitzer, a professor at the State University of New York and an authority on the gun group, parses the signals with The Trace’s Mike Spies.
A guide to the data and research that provides a complete picture of gun violence in the United States — and ways to reduce it.
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