Category Archives: Health

Background Check Law Had No Impact on Gun Deaths, Johns Hopkins Study Finds

Click here: A new academic study has found that gun laws are not having their desired effect. A joint study conducted by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the University of California at Davis Violence Prevention Research Program found that California’s much-touted mandated background checks had no impact on gun deaths .

Civil Disobedience Kneecaps New Zealand’s Gun Confiscation Scheme

Click here: New Zealand’s government is running into stiff resistance to new gun rules from firearms owners who are refusing to surrender now-prohibited weapons and will probably never turn them in. “Police are anticipating a number of people with banned firearms in their possession won’t surrender them,” Stuff reported. “Will gangs get rid of their weapons? No,” one prominent gang leader told Stuff. “Because of who we are, we can’t guarantee our own safety.”