Dramatic Rise of Assault Weapons and High Capacity Firearms in Crime

Dramatic Rise of Assault Weapons and High Capacity Firearms in Crime

Criminal Use of Assault Weapons and High-Capacity Semiautomatic Firearms An Updated Examination of Local and National Sources First published online October 2, 2017. Authors: Christopher Koper, Ph.D., Principal Author, William D. Johnson, Jordan L. Nichols, Ambrozine...

Mass Shooting at High School in Florida Kills 17, Injuries More than 14

17 students and teachers killed and another 14+ injured at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, in the latest American mass shooting. A mother of one of the student in the Parkland shooting had survived the Fort Lauderdale airport shooting in...

American Gun Ownership Correlates with High Gun Violence and Deaths

Research shows that America is not more crime-prone that other nations, it’s just more lethal. A host of gun violence myths are debunked yet again, including: Mental health Video games Racial problems Crime rates And “according to a recent analysis of 130...

More Than 2 Dozen Killed in Texas Church by Gunman

At least 26 are dead and another 20 were wounded at First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Texas. It is the worst mass shooting in Texas’ history. The suspect, Devin Patrick Kelley, lived 30 miles away from the church and had received a “bad...

59 Dead, Over 500 Injured in Las Vegas Mass Shooting

Secure on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, an unassuming 64-year-old retiree opened fire on a crowd of concert-goers. The shooter had engaged in extensive planning, and had purchased an arsenal of guns, scopes and ammunition without raising any...

Estranged Husband Kills Wife and 7 Others at Cookout in Texas

The worst mass shooting in Plano, Texas’ history occured this week when a gunman barged into a cookout at the home of his estranged wife and killed seven people with an automatic weapon, his wife included. One of the two others who were wounded has died; police...