Category Archives: Guns and gun control

Democratic Party Leaders Are Mostly Sitting Out the Presidential Endorsement Race So Far. That’s What Republican Leaders Did in 2016.

Democratic Party leaders are endorsing presidential candidates just as slowly as Republicans did in 2016 Geoffrey Skelley of FiveThirtyEight – Note from Ken Feltman: Democratic leaders and elected officials are following an endorsement practice in 2020 that is similar to … Continue reading

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What the data says about gun deaths in the USA

John Gramlich of Pew Research – The recent mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio – along with a spate of shootings in Chicago – have brought renewed attention to deadly gun violence in the United States. – … Continue reading

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What Explains U.S. Mass Shootings? International Comparisons Suggest an Answer

Max Fisher and Josh Keller of the New York Times – When the world looks at the United States, it sees a land of exceptions: a time-tested if noisy democracy, a crusader in foreign policy, an exporter of beloved music … Continue reading

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A majority of U.S. teens fear a shooting could happen at their school, and most parents share their concern

Nikki Graff of the Pew Research Center – In the aftermath of the deadly shooting at a high school in Parkland, Florida, a majority of American teens say they are very or somewhat worried about the possibility of a shooting … Continue reading

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El Paso Shooting Suspect’s Manifesto Echoes Trump’s Language

Peter Baker and Michael D. Shear of the New York Times – At campaign rallies before last year’s midterm elections, President Trump repeatedly warned that America was under attack by immigrants heading for the border. “You look at what is … Continue reading

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