Gun Violence Roundup: Week 1

Gun Deaths

How Many People Have Been Killed by Guns Since Newtown? We’re following Slate who’s partnering with @GunDeaths for an interactive, crowdsourced tally of the toll firearms have taken.

Stand Your Ground

24 States Have Sweeping Self-Defense Laws Just Like Florida’s ProPublica

1 Month, 3 States, 3 Dead Teens, 3 Stand Your Ground Defenses month CSMonitor

Stand Your Ground Laws Don’t deter crime, but do increase murder rate Salon

Gun Legislation Tracker

White House weighs broad gun-control agenda in wake of Newtown shootings WaPo 

Bloomberg Working With Biden’s Task Force On Gun Control ABCNews

Gabrielle Giffords and her Husband Aim Fire at NRA as They Launch New Gun Control Group Slate

Sun Sentinel editorial pleads with legislators to fix “Stand Your Ground” law Sun Sentinel

Fear About Gun Legislation Pushed Firearm Sales To Record High Last Month Forbes

Harvard public health experts suggest a tax on guns to stem gun violence JAMA


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