Posted June 6, 2016 9:23 am by Comments

By Ammoland

Conclusions Need Facts
Conclusions Need Facts
Doctors for Responsible Gun Ownership
Doctors for Responsible Gun Ownership

USA – -(Ammoland.com)- In Part I of this article, . . . we made some preliminary observations regarding the Harvard School of Public Health study published in the February 2002 issue of the Journal of Trauma. (1)

The Violence Policy Center (VPC) has been lauding the study as “the most comprehensive study ever conducted on impact of gun availability.” In its press release, the organization further states, “The elevated rate of violent death among children in high gun ownership states cannot be explained by differences in state levels of poverty, education, or urbanization.” (2)

The authors of the study assert in their abstract, “A statistically significant association exists between gun availability and the rates of unintentional firearm deaths, homicides, and suicides. The elevated rates of suicide and homicide among children living in states with more guns is not entirely explained by a state’s poverty, education, or urbanization and is driven by lethal firearm violence, not by lethal nonfirearm violence.” (1)

Now we will be examining the factors that Miller et al. claim were “not entirely” responsible for the high …Read the Rest

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