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 [...]
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.
It's not just the news headlines. The FBI's annual Crime in the United States report found a 3.4% increase in violent crime vs. last year and a nearly 10% increase in murder and nonnegligent manslaughter rates.
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.
In 2017, an astounding 3,600 guns were confiscated from airport security check points. Most people simply say they forgot they had a loaded firearm in their bag. There are as many guns in the U.S. as there are people. https://www.nbcnews.com/nightly-news/video/tsa-record-number-of-guns-seized-in-u-s-airports-1005968451864