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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...

5 things to know about mass shootings in America

Frederic Lemieux, Georgetown University At least 10 students were killed at a Santa Fe, Texas high school on May 18 after a classmate opened fire...

The NRA’s journey from marksmanship to political brinkmanship

Robert Spitzer, State University of New York College at Cortland The mass shooting on Valentine’s Day in Parkland, Florida, ripped at the hearts...

The American public has power over the gun business – why...

Brian DeLay, University of California, Berkeley As teenagers in Parkland, Florida, dressed for the funerals of their friends – the latest victims of a mass...

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...

Six things to know about mass shootings in America

Frederic Lemieux, Georgetown University America has experienced yet another mass shooting, this time at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino on the strip in Las...

How dangerous people get their weapons in America

Philip Cook, Duke University The recent mass shooting in Las Vegas that left dozens of people dead and hundreds injured raises two important questions: How...

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Carol A Kumamoto, Tufts University and Jesus A. Romo, Tufts University It seems like every few years there’s a virus or bacterium that threatens human...