Call for Action to Prevent Gun Violence in the United States of America

“The recent mass shootings across the country are another painful reminder of failed efforts to stop the kind of gun violence that occurred at Sandy Hook Elementary School nearly ten years ago. As an interdisciplinary group of scholars who have studied school safety and violence prevention for decades, we call for immediate government action to initiate scientifically-informed actions to reduce gun violence.”

Shared from Dr. Dewey Cornell:

I belong to an interdisciplinary group of violence prevention researchers that has released an 8-point plan to reduce gun violence, using a public health approach that focuses on both gun safety laws and mental health services, including the use of threat assessment teams. Check it out and share it with others.

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