"Children's bodies are especially susceptible to damage from high-powered weapons."
This should not even have to be a sentence. But here we are. Eliminating weapons designed to pulverize bones and organs from our society is the least we can do.
What are state-level policy priorities for addressing gun violence in NY, NJ, & CT? Legislative leaders from each state will join us Weds. 4/19 @ 10a to share their perspectives.
Co-hosted w/ @NJGVRC & @ARMS_GVP_RIG.
Learn more & register: http://rockinst.org/rig-events/webinars/2023-webinars/2023-policy-priorities-for-gun-violence/
Executive Director @jschildkraut80 is quoted in this @AP article on mass shootings.
This little girl tried saving her friends by pulling a fire alarm when she heard the Nashville shooter coming.
She was shot and killed.
Her name was Evelyn Dieckhaus.
Another great piece from my @RockGunResearch colleague @spitzerb. ⬇️
With more attention than ever on children and guns, and courts trying to decide whether old gun laws support such restrictions now, new research shows that at least 44 states did so in 1800s/early 1900s. My article: https://thehill.com/opinion/judiciary/3922165-what-our-past-tells-us-about-young-people-and-guns/