Newswise — Ben Newman (702) 241-6293, [email protected] is a UCR political scientist just published a paper on 10.2.17 on mass shootings and public support for gun control: https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2900212.
He is from Las Vegas, and his family lives there. Ben's expertise is interpreting public opinion polls. Ben is available today (10.2) for calls and emails.
Among his findings: Even Republicans are in favor of gun control when it happens near their districts. And support is generally much stronger among the public in areas impacted.
His faculty profile: http://politicalscience.ucr.edu/people/faculty/newman/