America’s unique, enduring gun problem, explained

America gun problem Tuesday’s mass shooting in Uvalde Elementary School, Texas, 10 days after a mass shooter in a Buffalo supermarket, New York has once more brought America exceptionalism about gun violence into sharp relief. No other country with high income has seen such a high death rate from gun violence. More than 110 Americans … Read more

While pro-gun legislators want to arm teachers with guns, there is little evidence that these programs work

GUN VIOLENCE While the USA was dealing with the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020, another crisis hit the country: gun violence was the leading cause of death among youth Americans. The rate of firearm-related deaths among American youths aged under 20 years has increased by 29.5 percent, twice the increase in gun deaths among the general … Read more