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Could a national buyback program reduce gun violence in America?

Lacey Wallace, Pennsylvania State University Americans own nearly half of the world’s guns, with approximately 120 firearms for every 100 U.S. residents. Gun control policies may...

Sandy Hook lawsuit court victory opens crack in gun maker immunity...

Timothy D. Lytton, Georgia State University The Connecticut Supreme Court ruled on March 14 that families of the Sandy Hook Elementary mass shooting victims could...

School shooters usually show these signs of distress long before they...

Jillian Peterson, Hamline University and James Densley, Metropolitan State University Two years before he lined his schoolmates up against a classroom wall and...

School shootings prompted protests, debates about best ways to keep students...

Jamaal Abdul-Alim, The Conversation Editor’s note: As we come to the end of the year, Conversation editors take a look back at the stories that...

Forget lanes – we all need to head together toward preventing...

Michael Hirsh, University of Massachusetts Medical School Many of us working in the “Gun Sense” field – that is, finding a middle ground position to...

MGM is suing the victims of the worst mass shooting in...

Timothy D. Lytton, Georgia State University Last October, Stephen Paddock unleashed a barrage of automatic gunfire from a 32nd-floor hotel room overlooking a large crowd...

Mental illness and gun laws: What you may not know about...

Arash Javanbakht, Wayne State University Every time the country is shaken by a tragic mass shooting and the loss of innocent lives, the same debates...

Why is there so little research on guns in the US?...

Lacey Wallace, Pennsylvania State University On Valentine’s Day, 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz opened fire at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. He killed 17...

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