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Study: Low Injury Rate Shows Gun-Control Laws Work

Honolulu Civil Beat

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Hawaii is one of the states with strongest gun laws and lowest gun death rates. A study found that states with stricter gun control laws, ammo regulation, background checks, and reporting of lost firearms had the lowest injury rates.

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Are mass shootings preventable? These countries have tried

CNN

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The U.S. continues to experience mass shootings, and many Americans deny that tightening gun laws will help. However, countries like Australia, the United Kingdom, Finland, and Norway have reduced gun violence through stricter regulations.

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Black Wounds Matter

The New Yorker

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Little attention is given to black men who are victims of gun violence but survive and need help. An organization in California is mobilizing all gun-violence victims to voice their opinion on criminal justice reform and support for victims.

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Colombia's Data-Driven Fight Against Crime

The New York Times

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Colombia attempts to decrease murder and homicide rates by setting up curfews for teenagers, forcing bars to close earlier in the evening, and creating gun laws to prevent the carrying of weapons.

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With gun violence a regular occurrence in Trenton, could hospital-based intervention benefit city?

The Trentonian

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The city of Trenton is trying to reduce gun violence. In Philadelphia, the Healing Hurt People is a hospital-based violence intervention program that employs trauma counselors to help patients suffering from gun violence.

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Lyons ordinance a model for commonsense gun laws

Chicago Tribune

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Many guns recovered from crimes in Chicago, were purchased in its suburbs. A Chicago coalition of anti-violence activists used this to file a lawsuit against Lyons, leading to stricter gun laws in the town.

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How Australia and Britain Tackled Gun Violence

New York Magazine

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The U.S. continues to resist restrictive gun laws. Australia and Britain significantly decreased mass shootings through the banning of certain guns, more restrictive permits, buyback programs, and a national firearms registration system.

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How the Gun Control Debate Ignores Black Lives

ProPublica

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In the U.S. 200 black men are killed with guns for every 3 people killed in a mass shooting. Little federal attention is given to urban violence programs even though there exists an effective deterrence program implemented in various states.

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How a Conservative-Led Australia Ended Mass Killings

The New York Times

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The effectiveness of Australia's gun laws is said to be skewed by its already declining gun violence. The effect is difficult to isolate but new research affirms that the decline accelerated significantly under new gun control measures.

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How one of America's most dangerous cities reduced gun violence

Al Jazeera

Broadcast TV News / 5-15 Minutes

Richmond, California ranked among the highest homicide rates in the country. The city created the Office of Neighborhood Safety to engage the community in the effort to curb gun violence and prevent homicides. ONS works directly with the young people who are at risk and have succeeded in reducing...

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