"If we are trying to understand the root causes of gun violence, we need to start by understanding why people pick up firearms in the first place."
ABC-CLIO author @jschildkraut80 speaks to the rising number of mass shootings in the U.S.: http://ow.ly/fTan50MBnSt
.@jschildkraut80 offers a research perspective for this reporting from the @nytimes.
"Public mass shootings are the least common [form of shooting] and the most deadly... And the type of policy interventions that are most likely to avert them are different." https://twitter.com/nytimes/status/1617884967798988802
In the first three weeks of 2023, at least 67 people have been killed in mass shootings across the U.S., including two within days of each other in California. The latest came on Monday, when a gunman killed seven people in Half Moon Bay. https://nyti.ms/3D9xuFD
Thank you @kentisd for hosting me this morning! We covered a lot in our time together, from prevention to response. We also delved into lessons learned from previous school mass shootings. Looking forward to continuing our conversations here in Michigan!
An 11th victim has died in the #MontereyPark mass shooting. Although this individual’s identity has not yet been revealed, other victims have been, including My Nhan (65) and Lilan Li (64). We don’t have to live like this. #EndGunViolence
We don’t have to live like this. #EndGunViolence
We’d planned to publish a story this morning about a 6-year-old who shot his teacher, but didn’t, because someone else shot two dozen people last night.
I can’t recall how many times I’ve still been immersed in the coverage of one awful shooting when another one happened.