Mass Shootings in America: Moving Beyond Newtown

@inproceedings{Fox2014MassSI,
  title={Mass Shootings in America: Moving Beyond Newtown},
  author={James Alan Fox and Monica J. Delateur},
  year={2014}
}
Mass shootings at a Connecticut elementary school, a Colorado movie theater, and other venues have prompted a fair number of proposals for change. Advocates for tighter gun restrictions, for expanding mental health services, for upgrading security in public places, and, even, for controlling violent entertainment have made certain assumptions about the nature of mass murder that are not necessarily valid. This article examines a variety of myths and misconceptions about multiple homicide and… CONTINUE READING

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