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How has the number of people killed in non-gang, non-suicide shootings at K-12 schools changed over the last 20 years?

17 Feb , 2014  

UPDATED INFORMATION is available here..

UPDATE: Problems with the Bloomberg claims on school shootings is available here.


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Using data from the National School Safety Center, Slate, and Michael Bloomberg shows a significant drop in firearms deaths over the last 20 years.…

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CPRC at Fox News: “ABC News reports on guns mislead Americans”

7 Feb , 2014  

John Lott’s piece at Fox News started this way:

Gun control advocates not only push new fees and taxes on guns to reduce ownership, but they also employ another tactic: scaring people into not owning guns.

Last week, on January 31, ABC News saturated its news programs with the alleged danger of gun ownership.

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Stand Your Ground

Some notes on John Roman’s “Race, Justifiable Homicide, and Stand Your Ground Laws: Analysis of FBI Supplementary Homicide Report Data,” Urban Institute

4 Nov , 2013  

A copy of Roman’s report is available here.  Apparently, the report was referenced extensively in last week’s Senate testimony on Stand Your Ground laws.

1) If you were to do this study right, you would look at the change in justifiable homicides in each state before and after the Stand Your Ground law went into effect.

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