ResultsFound: 34 posts tagged "guns"
A series of devastating mass shootings in 2015, along with recent federal action to enforce more stringent standards for background checks, has once again put the gun control debate in the public eye. In the wake of several high-profile mass shootings, on Jan. 5, 2016, President Obama announced a series of executive actions aimed at […]
2013 study from Brown University traces guns recovered from crime scenes back to the states where they originally were sold by gun dealers.
Literature review of studies relating to various aspects of mass shooting/murder incidents in the United States and abroad.
2015 study published in the American Journal of Public Health that examines whether stricter state-level firearm legislation is associated with fewer non-fatal gun injuries.
2014 study published in Journal of Economic Geography using data on dealers with Federal Firearms Licenses to sell small arms (FFLs) to understand the flow of arms across America’s southern border.
2011 report by the National Institute of Justice on the effectiveness and safety of Tasers and other conducted energy devices.
2014 study for the National Bureau of Economic Research examining and correcting the findings of a much-cited 1997 working paper and 2004 National Research Council report.
2015 study from Stetson University published in Journal of Communications that explores violence in movies and video games and rates of societal violence over the same period.
2015 review of FBI statistics and a study in Justice Quarterly showing patterns and trends relating to violence in the United States and the typical characteristics of perpetrators.
2013 review of scholarly studies that examine possible positive and negative outcomes of violent video game play, including links to aggressive behavior.