News and notes on guns in America
January 16, 2018
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A new "fugitive from justice" definition has increased the odds that some violent criminals will be able to buy a firearm, experts say.
More than two million guns have been reported stolen in the last decade.
from the Gun Violence Archive
The statistics that shed new light on an American crisis.
Research reveals a wide gap between the facts about gun violence in America and the public's knowledge of the issue. Test your knowledge in this quick quiz.
Educators are training to repel mass shooters in districts across the state. But policies vary widely, and parents don’t always know whether their children's teachers are armed, or not.
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