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Mass Shootings:Link to Intimate Partner Violence  

Author:  D. Kelly  Weisberg.

Source: Volume 22, Number 01, October/November 2016 , pp.1-3 (3)

Domestic Violence Report

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A dramatic correlation exists between mass shootings and domestic violence, more than half of mass shootings in America involve a perpetrator who also kills an intimate partner or family member. This article explores recent incidents home and abroad and the perpetrators history, the history of federal firearm restrictions and emergent reform.

Keywords: Everytown for Gun Safety; history of violent acts; Pulse nightclub; attacks in Nice, France; Lautenberg Amendment; Federal Assault Weapons Ban; New York State Rifle and Pistol Ass’n, Inc. v. Cuomo; Shew v. Malloy; Friedman v. City of Highland Park

Affiliations:  1: Editor, Domestic Violence Report.

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