The tool could be a model for making it easier for people to seek court protection from domestic violence, even beyond the pandemic.
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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.
Tracking gun violence tied to face masks, store closures, and social distancing rules.
Massachusetts, Michigan, New Mexico, New York, and Washington all closed dealers because of the coronavirus. Firearms were still flying off shelves.
In many cities, gun violence is dealing a double blow to black communities already ravaged by the pandemic. Community outreach workers are struggling to keep up.
Data shows gun violence outpacing other types of crime in several major cities and running higher than 2019 levels nationally.
The city says crime is down in March. But experts warn it’s too early to draw conclusions as to why.
Debate is brewing about the constitutionality of limiting gun rights during the coronavirus pandemic.
The FBI processed 3.7 million screenings in March, topping the prior all-time high by 12 percent.
Widespread economic strain, a surge in firearm sales, and social distancing could have grave consequences for victims of intimate partner abuse, experts warn.
With coronavirus cases multiplying in his city, Dallas doctor Niladri Basu worries about how he and his colleagues will care for gunshot patients when ambulance wait times grow and medical supplies become scarce.
The pandemic has prompted the gun group to slash staff salaries and cancel its annual conference. Meanwhile, it’s inked a partnership with BlazeTV, which airs broadcasters who’ve claimed the virus posed little risk to Americans.