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Bridging America’s divides requires a willingness to work together without becoming...

Francesca Polletta, University of California, Irvine Amid two crises – the pandemic and the national reckoning sparked by the killing of George Floyd – there...

Why Americans are buying more guns than ever

Aimee Huff, Oregon State University and Michelle Barnhart, Oregon State University Americans have been on a record gun-buying spree in recent months. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic...

Myths around mental illness cause high rates of unemployment

Bandy X. Lee, Yale University Even though mental illness affects one in five adults – and depression is the leading cause of disability worldwide –...

Firearm-makers may finally decide it’s in their interest to help reduce...

Timothy D. Lytton, Georgia State University Mass shootings have become a routine occurrence in America. Gun-makers have long refused to take responsibility for their role in...

More mental health care won’t stop the gun epidemic, new study...

Tom Wickizer, The Ohio State University; Evan V. Goldstein, The Ohio State University, and Laura Prater, The Ohio State University Guns exact a heavy toll...

Increasing numbers of Americans support gun background checks

Kent E. Portney, Texas A&M University and Carol L. Goldsmith, Texas A&M University In the aftermath of the shootings in El Paso, Texas,...

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...

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