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Coronavirus & Guns
Amid a tangle of factors, data analysts have found a correlation between recent, record-level gun purchases and intentional shootings.
Laws that impose liability on adults who allow kids to access their weapons are among the most effective gun policies, according to a landmark RAND review.
The pandemic has inspired a surge in gun sales, but research shows that having a firearm in the house won’t necessarily help in a dangerous moment — and it will heighten other risks.