Tag Archives: Assault weapons

Mass Shootings and Assault Weapons

UPDATE: This post has been updated to include the El Paso, TX and Dayton, OH shootings that occurred over the 24-hour period on August 3rd and 4th, 2019.  In his book “Rampage Nation” Louis Klarevas of the University of Massachusetts at Boston notes that gun massacres (defined as a shooting incident in which six or more people are shot and killed) fell

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Remarks from Vanderbilt Gun Policy Discussion

As policy director for The Safe Tennessee Project, I was asked by a public policy class at Vandy to participate in a discussion on gun policy. – In the interest of providing citations for my responses, below are a series of topics from the discussion and my responses (with hyperlinks) as well as additional information that may be helpful to the students.

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