Mary Schmich of the Chicago Tribune wrote about Tavon Tanner, one of 24 children 12 or under who have been shot in Chicago this year. He wanted to see the bullet. For weeks, he had felt it, a bump and an ache, lodged just below his left shoulder. Sometimes other […]

Tavon Tanner, a bullet, and what happened on the streets ...







Courtesy The Trace
The Trace featured an article by Olivia Li on Ads (Courtesy Advertising Age) from 1968 that are relevant to today’s Gun Debate. After the assassination of three American icons, a group of mad men launched a no-holds-barred campaign in support of a landmark gun control bill. The first to be […]

Courtesy of The Trace- Jolting Ads from 1968 Catalyzed the ...





Thats how often a child dies from an accidental shooting at the hands of other children or adults. USA TODAY and AP conducted a study that revealed that the number of children killed from unintentional shootings are grossly underreported. The US Center for Disease Control and Prevention reported that in […]

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Gun Violence
Do strong gun laws actually prevent and/or reduce gun violence? Center for American Progress conducted a study to understand the factors that contribute to gun violence. Here’s what we know: Persistent social and economic issues, such as poverty and damaged police-civilian relations contribute to violence within a community. Daily gun-violence […]

The Relationship Between Gun Violence & Gun Laws