Regional Gun Violence Research Consortium

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Firearm Accidents are Far More Common than Mass Shootings — and Often Highly Preventable.


 

Criminal charges are rarely filed against firearm owners in the wake of gun-related accidents. Why are we so reluctant to hold irresponsible gun owners legally accountable, even when children gain access to negligently stored firearms?

Jody L. Madeira looks at the case of an accidental shooting in Ikea to examine the laws and policies that can help reduce accidental gun deaths and injuries. Read the post.
 

 

 

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