Understanding American Gun Violence Part 2: How to solve the American gun epidemic

By Temple Now | December 7, 2022

Stoneleigh Fellow Jessica Beard joins her Temple University colleagues for part 2 of a discussion on gun violence from a variety of perspectives.

Laurence Steinberg squints up at the glossy, backlit rows of the latest MRI scans from his research study. He leans in close as his fingers trace over small details in the images. It’s these details at the tips of his fingers that give him a clear and compelling answer about why young people are so much more likely to engage in gun violence.

One thing has become clear to Steinberg: The increasing rates of gun violence also provide a growing amount of evidence that there are ways to permanently address gun violence.

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