After every mass shooting, there is a demand for gun control and then…nothing seems to happen (or, gun laws are loosened). That pattern dates back four decades, to the early 1970s, when rising crime rates inspired legislators to introduce gun bills at the state and federal level……. see the article HERE
Jenny Durkan’s response to the downtown Seattle shooting shows exactly why her ineffectiveness and political correctness are to blame.
— Read on mynorthwest.com/1682456/dori-downtown-seattle-shooting/
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A wholesale change in policing tactics earlier this decade in Camden, NJ is associated with fewer gunshot patients at a major city hospital.
— Read on journalistsresource.org/studies/government/criminal-justice/policing-camden-gunshot-patients/
March for our Lives Gun Violence
Created by survivors, so you don’t have to be one. A comprehensive, holistic plan to end gun violence in America.
— Read on marchforourlives.com/peace-plan/
Sound Board members give their opinions on how to deal with gun violence in the area.
— Read on www.mcall.com/opinion/mc-opi-sounding-board-0725-20190725-plqixgea4ngehdxkpqd5vmtdwe-story.html
Mass shootings are more common in states with weaker gun laws and higher levels of gun ownership, the study found.
— Read on www.vox.com/2019/3/8/18254626/mass-shootings-gun-violence-laws-study
Here is a link to the article.
A multiple part series on violence near school.
Even as crime has dropped in L.A., thousands of children grow up with a constant drumbeat of death.
— Read on www.latimes.com/projects/la-me-edu-school-safety/
FBI agents have been involved in 228 shooting incidents since 2011, including 113 accidental discharges, 34 animals, and 81 “intentional shootings involving people or objects” according to this NBC news segment and article. Agents were found at fault in 5 of the shootings, none of which resulted in fatalities. The bureau has not traditionally released…
— Read on gcordner.wordpress.com/2019/02/12/fbi-shooting-data/
AL’s Office of the AG announced no charges against the officer who shot and killed Emantic “E.J.” Bradford on Thanksgiving Day 2018.
— Read on www.breitbart.com/politics/2019/02/05/alabama-ag-no-charges-against-officer-shot-wrong-person-mall/
The Alabama AG report can be seen HERE
Excellent resource for gun violence.
How many people have been shot near you?
— Read on www.thetrace.org/features/gun-violence-interactive-shootings-map/