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Tougher Gun Laws – Can They Stop the Violence? In…

May 9, 2007

Tougher Gun Laws – Can They Stop the Violence?

In the wake of the tragic shootings at Virginia Tech, America is asking tough questions about its gun laws. But at the same time, Americans are also asking if stricter gun laws will really lead to less violence. Maria Kefalas, Ph.D., sociologist and director of Saint Joseph’s University’s Institute for Violence Research and Prevention is not convinced that it’s the guns that equal violence.

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