Outside of criminology circles, relatively few people can reasonably estimate how often people use guns to fend off criminal attacks. If policymakers are truly interested in harm reduction, they should pause to consider how many crimes—murders, rapes, assaults, robberies— are … Read More
Last week’s release of police documents and evidence on the April, 1999, Columbine school shootings has sparked many questions — not only on the specifics of Columbine but also on the general issue of guns.
The answers are unsatisfying on … Read More
Stop Crime 2.5 Million Times Each Year
By J. Neil Schulman
Gary Kleck, Ph.D. is a professor in the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Florida State University in Tallahassee and author of “Point Blank: Guns and Violence in … Read More
Pharmaceutical makers, not gun owners, should be held to account for the series of “lone-wolf,” mass shootings that have occurred since the widespread use of psychiatric drugs began.
In 2000, New York legislators recognized the ubiquitous and unambiguous connection between … Read More