In a paper published in Nature Cities, a research team explored the role that population size of cities plays on the incidences of gun homicides, gun ownership and licensed gun sellers. The researchers found that none of these quantities vary linearly with the population size. In other words, higher population did not directly equate to proportionally higher rates of gun homicides, ownership, or gun sellers in a predictable straight-line way across cities. The relationships were more complex than that.
At a hearing today focused on supporting patients with rare diseases, the House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee will consider Honor Our Living Donors Act (H.R. 6020), legislation to improve support for living organ donors.
Erica Frantz is an associate professor of political science in Michigan State University’s Department of Political Science in the College of Social Science. Frantz answers questions about why personalist parties are a concern for democracy, looking at examples throughout history and one that has emerged today: Trump’s Republican Party.
The Shahal M. Khan Cyber and Economic Security Institute at AU, CrowdStrike and Wiley Rein launch a new online platform designed to help cybersecurity and privacy professionals, government officials, and students understand the fundamentals of key cybersecurity policy topics and stay up-to-speed on the context, players, history and issues underlying the key cyber public policy issues of the day.