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on August 5, 2019 in Featured Gun Page World News

Study: Gun Control Without Addressing Mental Health Likely Will Fail

by Penny Starr An academic study issued just days ahead of the deadly shootings in Texas and Ohio that claimed 29 lives shows that tactics to enforce gun control and limit access to firearms will not succeed unless mental health is a part of the strategy to reduce mass shootings. Logan A. Yelderman, Justin J. Joseph, Matthew P. West, and Erycha Butler co-authored the study, titled “Mass Shootings in the United States: Understanding the Importance of Mental Health and Firearm Considerations.” “The main takeaway (specific to policy) from our research is that policy discussions about mass shooting violence should...

by Penny Starr An academic study issued just days ahead of the deadly shootings in Texas and Ohio that claimed 29 lives shows that tactics to enforce gun control and limit access to firearms will not succeed unless mental...

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