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What can be done to stem gun violence?
San Francisco Chronicle (2013)
  • John J. Donohue, Stanford Law School

A news report describing the Newtown, Conn., mass shooting as "the unthinkable" seemed off base. Mass shootings, though statistically rare, are all too common - the 1999 school shooting in Littleton, Colo., left 14 dead, the one at Virginia Tech in 2007 killed 32, the 2011 attack on Rep. Gabby Giffords at a Tucson shopping center left six dead, and only last July the Aurora, Colo., mass shooting in a movie theater killed 12.

Can't we stop these killings? Unfortunately, we cannot.

  • gun control,
  • Newtown,
  • Virginia Tech,
  • Littleton
Publication Date
Winter December 21, 2013
Citation Information
John J. Donohue. "What can be done to stem gun violence?" San Francisco Chronicle (2013)
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