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2014-12-16 23:01:13

While the overall death rate from firearm violence has remained unchanged for more than a decade, the patterns for suicide and homicide have changed dramatically, a UC Davis study on the epidemiology

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2014-10-01 09:23:05

A new study led by a Boston University School of Public Health researcher has found that states with higher estimated rates of gun ownership experience a higher incidence of non-stranger firearms homicides – disputing the claim that gun ownership deters violent crime, its authors say.

2014-04-09 12:27:16

A Small Boy's Curiosity Ends in Tragedy NEW YORK, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- States United to Prevent Gun Violence, a national non-profit organization working to decrease gun

2013-09-24 10:25:48

A scientific survey of gun dealers and pawnbrokers in 43 U.S. states has found nearly unanimous support for denying gun purchases based on prior convictions and for serious mental illness with a history of violence or alcohol or drug abuse – conditions that might have prevented Washington Navy Yard shooter Aaron Alexis from legally purchasing a firearm.

Quarter Of Assault Victims Carry Own Firearm
2013-07-08 12:54:45

A new study has found that nearly one in four youth who came to the emergency room at a hospital for assault-related injuries carried a firearm.


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  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
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