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Do Gun Laws Reduce Gun Deaths?

“Do gun laws reduce gun deaths?”  In a word, yes. In the past, there was little evidence on the connections between firearm laws and gun violence. But over the past several years, despite a ban on federally funded gun violence research, researchers have assembled and analyzed data to draw some significant conclusions. In 2017, a study published in the Journal

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Report: TN gun deaths topped traffic deaths in 2013

from Jordan Buie at The Tennessean Just days before the National Rifle Association’s Annual Meetings and Exhibits in Nashville, a D.C.-based nonprofit that advocates for gun control released an analysis Tuesday that said the state’s gun deaths surpassed motor vehicle deaths in 2013. The Violence Policy Center said Tennessee shares this distinction with 16 other states, along with the District

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