Different groups in society can suffer from social distancing practices. That includes higher risk of domestic violence, child abuse and mental health problems.
March 31, 2020 • ~6 min
In states with gun licensing laws that require an in-person application and giving fingerprints, there are fewer fatal mass shootings.
March 6, 2020 • ~7 min
Gun owners aren't sleeping better or feeling happier than others, according to a study that contradicts claims that guns provide a sense of safety and empowerment.
Feb. 5, 2020 • ~7 min
Roughly one-third of boys and 1 in 10 of girls in rural communities have carried a handgun and many started as early as the sixth grade, researchers say.
Jan. 28, 2020 • ~5 min
New research on the overlap between domestic violence and mass shootings suggests firearm restrictions could help prevent these tragedies.
Jan. 24, 2020 • ~4 min
A survey of gun owners at a firearm safety event shows that an alarming number don't lock their guns up safely—even in the presence of children.
Jan. 10, 2020 • ~5 min
How do teen brains react to movie violence? It depends on whether the violence is justified or not, according to new research.
Dec. 11, 2019 • ~8 min
A new system can locate shooters through video and audio from 3 smartphones, which could help protect human rights workers and journalists.
Nov. 20, 2019 • ~5 min
Just 1 in 4 parents have gotten questions about safety issues from another parent before a playdate, a new poll suggests. Here's what to ask.
Oct. 21, 2019 • ~7 min
The mismatch between child firearm deaths and funding to investigate the issue may help explain why such deaths among young people have climbed, say researchers.
Oct. 14, 2019 • ~7 min