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Focus on Confederate Flag Is Misguided, Says Vanderbilt Professor

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Charleston Shooting Raises Serious Questions: GW Experts Available To Discuss

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Patient-Initiated Workplace Violence Affects Counselors, Treatment and Outcomes

More than four out of five counselors who treat patients for substance abuse have experienced some form of patient-initiated workplace violence according to the first national study to examine the issue, led by Georgia State University Professor Brian E. Bride.

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UT Expert on Racism & Radicalism: "We’ve Never Truly Come to Terms with White Supremacy and the Destructive Role It Has Played in the U.S."

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Race Relations Expert with Experience in Charleston

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Escape of Dylann Roof, Mass Shooters Extremely Rare; Only One Since 1966 Escaped Eventual Arrest or Death

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1 in 4 School Children Exposed to Violence from Weapons, Study Finds

The study, recently featured in the American Academy of Pediatrics Journal, reports one in four U.S. school children between the ages of 6-17 have been exposed to violence involving a weapon in their lifetime as either a victim or a witness. Those weapons included guns, knives, rocks and sticks.

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Expert: New Technology Could Protect Schools from Liability After Violence

Expert can discuss school safety and how a new technology, the COPsync911 threat notification system, that connects a school or other facility under threat directly to the closest patrol officers and local dispatch during an episode of violence—ensuring law enforcement is on the scene faster than 911—and potentially mitigating the liability faced by schools in states like Colorado, which have passed legislation to allow lawsuits against schools when shootings or other violence occurs.

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Large Majority of Americans—Including Gun Owners—Support Stronger Gun Policies

A large majority of Americans—including gun owners—continue to support stronger policies to prevent gun violence than are present in current federal and most state law, according to a new national public opinion survey conducted by researchers with the Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Policy and Research at the Bloomberg School of Public Health.