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After Scores of Deaths From Mass Shootings in 2016, Each Event Widens Divide on U.S. Gun Laws, Legal Expert Says

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Expert Available to Discuss How to Talk to Your Children About the Orlando Shooting

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Political Scientist Dr. Craig Albert Explains What Made Orlando Shooter an Ideal Recruit for Islamic Extremism

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UAB Clinical Psychologist Offers Tips for Helping Children Cope with Mass Violence/Complex Issues

Clinical psychologist Josh Klapow, Ph.D., in the School of Public Health at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, says children in particular will be at a loss in understanding, processing and coping with the myriad issues surrounding the devastating Orlando shooting.

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Domestic Terrorism Expert Available to Discuss Orlando Shooting

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Sociologists Available to Discuss Orlando Nightclub Massacre

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Sociologists Available to Discuss Orlando Nightclub Massacre

The American Sociological Association has sociologists available to discuss the Orlando nightclub massacre from a variety of perspectives.

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To Love or Hate: Many in LGBTQ Community to Look Out for Muslims

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NSU Home to Subject Matter Expert Who Can Speak To Islamic Fundamentalism, Terrorism, ISIS and Middle Eastern Politics

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Physician-in-Chief of nation's first and largest integrated trauma center available to comment on medical response to mass casualties

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Expert on Dating and Domestic Violence From Johns Hopkins Regarding Stanford Rape Case

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Wichita State Researcher Testing Firearms Safety Knowledge with Online Survey

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Think you know about guns? A Wichita State researcher is inviting the public to test their gun knowledge through an online survey of firearms and firearm safety.

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Study: News Stories Often Wrongly Link Violence with Mental Illness

Nearly four in 10 news stories about mental illness analyzed by Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health researchers connect mental illness with violent behavior toward others, even though less than five percent of violence in the United States is directly related to mental illness.

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Study: Attitudes Toward Women Key in Higher Rates of Sexual Assault by Athletes

An online study of male undergraduates shows that more than half of study participants on intercollegiate and recreational athletic teams – and more than a third of non-athletes – reported engaging in sexual coercion, including rape.

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School Shooting Subject Matter Expert Available for UCLA-Related Stories

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First Women Join Sandia Hiring Program for Combat-Injured Veterans

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Two young women, one disabled by a mortar blast in Afghanistan and the other injured in several battles while helping women in Baghdad, are the first two women veterans in Sandia National Laboratories’ Wounded Warrior Career Development Program (WWCDP).

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Embargoed AJPH Research: Firearm Ownership and Suicides, Young People’s Views on Marijuana, Academic Dysfunction After Concussion

In this month’s release, find new embargoed research about state-level firearm ownership and suicide rates; the impact of state laws on young people’s views on marijuana; and academic dysfunction in students with concussions.

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Time to Change How News Media Cover Mass Shootings, Says Iowa State Prof

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Media attention focused on the shooter in a mass killing sends the wrong message, says an Iowa State University professor. Douglas Gentile says news reports about the killer, weapons and ammunition glamorize the situation and set a “high score” for future mass shooters to beat.

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Are Money Problems and Violence Related?

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University of Iowa researchers find an association between financials stress and severe domestic abuse, but the discovery doesn't prove one leads to the other.

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A Shot in the Dark: New Surveillance Tool Called ShotSpotter Tracks and Records Incidents of Gunfire

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When gunfire is heard and unreported, what does it reveal about the state of crime in America? The University of Virginia’s Jennifer Doleac is determined to find out. An assistant professor of public policy and economics at the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy, she has been using data from new surveillance technology to research the disparity between the number of recorded gunshot sounds and the number of reported incidents of gun violence.







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