Parents of victim of deadly domestic violence unveil new facet of their mission

Having been murdered by a gunshot would by her then boyfriend, Breanna Moore was a victim of teen dating violence. With the introduction of Bree's Law and a new poster, Bree's surviving family is hoping to provide education and information on what to do if a loved one falls victim to teen dating violence.

School Holds ‘Active Shooter Drill’ To Expose Kids To Sound Of Gunfire

With school shootings becoming all too prevalent int the United States, one high school in Pittsburgh is taking proactive measures in preparing its students in the event of a school shooting. By holding a mock shooting drill, school and local police are allowing students to hear what gunshots sound like and how to respond in [...]

FBI Holds Summits On Preventing Mass School Shootings

FBI leaders and law enforcement officials met to discuss the prevalence of school shootings. In a majority of the cases, there were warning signs on display by the shooters. It is necessary to study the trends and similarities in order to come up with plans to prevent future tragedies.

What Every Parent Needs to Know About Guns

In the United States, 1/3 of minors' deaths are caused by firearm injuries, most of these occurring at home.  In order to minimize these numbers, parents should practice the following mantra for maintaining gun safety:  teach, talk and lock 'em up.

If We’re Not Going To Stop Mass Shootings, These Doctors Want To Teach Civilians How To Save Lives

The most important people to focus on in a mass shooting are the victims.  Doctors are focusing their energies on educating emergency workers to provide techniques such as tourniquets that will yield the highest likelihood of survival during a mass shooting.

Harvard Study Shows Actual Number of People Killed by U.S. Police

A recent Harvard public health researchers report found that 1,166 people were killed by police in the US in 2015 and is the first report to quanitfy the rampant under-reporting of police-related deaths. Should the public be entitled to more transparent, accurate, comprehensive data that is properly updated and maintained?

Two decades of mass shootings later, not much has changed in ‘Gun Nation’

A powerful photo gallery related to guns and the 2nd Amendment. "Once we sell the gun, it's no longer our problem."    

Guns play an outsized role in deaths from terrorist attacks, especially in the U.S

Although guns are used in less than 10% of terrorist attacks globally, they produce more than 50% of the deaths from terrorist attacks--particularly true for the US.

Gun Violence A Public Health Issue

Gun Violence as a public health Issue? Considering gun violence as an epidemic transmitted through behavior could change the way we look at and potentially treat this challenge.

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