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Do you have questions about guns or gun violence in America? The Trace exists to help close the knowledge gap on this issue, and we want to help. This is Ask The Trace, a question series driven by readers to bring facts to the surface of the gun debate.

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    Jennifer is a senior news writer and founding staffer at The Trace. She previously covered gun violence at The New York Times. In her decade on this beat, she’s covered community gun violence, the intersection of domestic violence and guns, and the growing role of firearms in public life. She is currently the lead writer of the Ask The Trace series and tracks news developments on the gun beat.