Post-Sandy Hook, U.S. School Shootings Now Averaging One Per Week
But the study also found that Connecticut and 10 other states with stricter gun laws and more spending on mental health and education had no school shootings between 2013 and 2015.
San Antonio Express-News:
Study: School Shootings Have Increased Every Year Since 2012 Sandy Hook Massacre
School shootings have increased every year since the 2012 Sandy Hook massacre - primarily in rural states that have less gun control and less spending on mental health and education, a new study has found. Other findings of the study, which documented 154 school shootings from 2013 to 2015, are that: 99 percent of the shooters were boys. 66 percent of the shootings were intentional. Connecticut and 10 other states with stricter gun laws and more spending on mental health and education had no school shootings during those three years. (Ryser, 12/14)
Georgia Health News:
Guns And Health: A Controversy That Continues
Political debates over guns have a long history. But [Vivek] Murthy has said his position on guns is not about politics. He looks at the deaths and injuries caused by gunshots as a medical problem, from the perspective of data. Gun incidents kill more than 30,000 people every year in America, and cause 60,000 injuries. (Kanne, 12/14)