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Look at 3 enduring stories Americans tell about guns to understand...

Greg Dickinson, Colorado State University and Brian L. Ott, Missouri State University The United States has struggled with a...

Firearm stocks spike after mass shootings as investors dismiss the chance...

Brad Greenwood, George Mason University The day after an armed 18-year-old entered the Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas,...

What are ‘ghost guns,’ a target of Biden’s anti-crime effort?

Garen Wintemute, University of California, Davis It’s not expensive or difficult to produce large numbers of untraceable firearms in...

World’s deadliest inventor: Mikhail Kalashnikov and his AK-47

Richard Gunderman, Indiana University What is the deadliest weapon of the 20th century? Perhaps you think first of the atomic bomb, estimated to have killed as...

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...

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...

How the US government created and coddled the gun industry

Brian DeLay, University of California, Berkeley After Stephen Paddock opened fire on Las Vegas concertgoers on Oct. 1, many people responded with calls for more...

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Schools fall short when it comes to helping students in grief...

David Schonfeld, University of Southern California An adolescent experiences the death of his mother after a lengthy illness. When I ask what services he would like...