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Article ID: 709736

Who Should Fido Fear? Depends on Relationship

Michigan State University

As states around the country move to stiffen punishments for animal cruelty, Michigan State University researchers have found a correlation between the types of animal abuse committed and the perpetrator's relationship to an animal and its owner.

Released:
18-Mar-2019 10:05 AM EDT

Law and Public Policy

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Article ID: 709683

Parkland Shooting Analysis Provides Mounting Evidence of Need for Active Shooter Detection and Response Systems

Intrusion Technologies

A new whitepaper authored by experts on active shooter detection systems details how automated, rapid-response technology may have changed the course of events which lead to more than 30 wounded or dead students and faculty.

Released:
15-Mar-2019 8:05 AM EDT

Law and Public Policy

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Article ID: 709201

Chicago Suburban Teen Talks About ‘Gut-Wrenching’ Account of Child Shooting Victims in “Since Parkland,” Remains Hopeful

Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy (IMSA)

Chicago Suburban Teen Talks About ‘Gut-Wrenching’ Account of Child Shooting Victims in “Since Parkland”, Remains Hopeful

Released:
6-Mar-2019 11:05 AM EST

Education

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Article ID: 709188

States with Strict Gun Laws See Increase in Homicides When They Border States with Lax Ones

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Gun-related homicide rates in states with strict gun laws increase when neighboring states have less restrictive laws as a result of gun trafficking across state lines, suggests a new study from Penn Medicine. A review of gun tracing data also revealed that 65 percent of the guns recovered in the most restrictive states originated from other states.

Released:
6-Mar-2019 10:05 AM EST

Law and Public Policy

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Article ID: 709023

Firearm Homicide Rate for Young Black Men in Chicago Drops, but Still Shockingly High

Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

The firearm homicide rate for black male adolescents in Chicago declined by 25 percent from 2016 to 2017. The lower 2017 rate for black male adolescents is still 35 times higher than that for U.S. adolescents and 13 times that of all other adolescents in Chicago.

Released:
4-Mar-2019 11:05 AM EST
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Article ID: 708838

Statement of American Psychological Association CEO on House Passage of Bill to Require Background Checks on Gun Sales

American Psychological Association (APA)

Following is the statement of Arthur C. Evans Jr., CEO of the American Psychological Association, regarding House passage of H.R. 8, a bill to require universal background checks before gun sales:

Released:
27-Feb-2019 4:55 PM EST

Law and Public Policy

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Article ID: 708606

Chicago Parents Identify Top 10 Social Issues for Youth in the City

Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

In a new survey released by Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago and the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH), Chicago parents identified gun violence, bullying and poverty as the biggest social problems for children and adolescents in the city. The survey included parents from all 77 community areas in Chicago.

Released:
25-Feb-2019 11:05 AM EST
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Article ID: 708461

Report Offers Evidence-Based Recommendations Aimed at Reducing Illinois Gun Violence

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Ilinois could reduce the number of people killed each year by gun violence by implementing ten policies supported by available research, according to a new report authored by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Policy and Research. The center is based at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Released:
21-Feb-2019 11:50 AM EST

Law and Public Policy

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    14-Feb-2019 9:00 AM EST

Article ID: 707913

The More the Merrier? Children with Multiple Siblings More Susceptible to Bullying

American Psychological Association (APA)

A child with more than one brother or sister is more likely to be the victim of sibling bullying than those with only one sibling, and firstborn children and older brothers tend to be the perpetrators, according to research published by the American Psychological Association.

Released:
11-Feb-2019 4:00 PM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences


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