The American Medical Association came out in support of a slew of progressive proposals to curb gun violence on Tuesday.
Sometimes it helps to take a few days to think over an important new purchase.
Recent studies by The New York Times and the Mayo Clinic show how problematic restricting gun rights to the mentally ill can be.
We can continue to argue about gun ownership and its relationship to violence, but studies have confirmed at least a few peculiar aspects of firearms.
You are no less likely to be a victim of violent crime in a country with fewer guns.
If you control for developing countries and South Africa, with its history of apartheid and ethnic conflict, there is a strong link between the number of guns per capita and gun-related homicides in a country.
We need to stop spinning the research on mass shootings and acts of terror—the outliers—so that we can focus on more common and deadlier threats.