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The AR-15 Is Different

Radiologist Heather Sher, writing for The Atlantic:

In a typical handgun injury that I diagnose almost daily, a bullet
leaves a laceration through an organ like the liver. To a
radiologist, it appears as a linear, thin, grey bullet track
through the organ. There may be bleeding and some bullet
fragments.
I was looking at...

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These 35 Cities Have Local Plans To Solve Global Problems

Bloomberg Philanthropies American Cities Initiative is supporting cities working on bold, scalable plans to solve issues from homelessness to climate change to the opioid crisis.
In June 2017, Bloomberg Philanthropies launched a $200 million effort called the American Cities Initiative with the goal of funding new ways...

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Gun control really works — here’s the science to prove it

AP

After last week's mass shooting at a Florida high school, many in the US are wondering what sort of gun-control measures could prevent more gun violence.
Despite some restrictions on gun research, scientists have sought to evaluate whether specific policies effectively reduce gun deaths.
Policies that seem to reduce...

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Trump’s solution to school shootings: arm teachers with guns

‘It is the gun, it’s the person behind the gun and it’s about helping people before they ever reach that point,’ said a mother whose son died at Sandy Hook elementary Donald Trump has said he will consider a proposal to arm school teachers in an attempt to prevent mass shootings, a move certain to prove fiercely...