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Mass Shootings News Review – Selected Articles

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Mass Shootings in the US: Some Common Characteristics of the Men That Kill – Seeker
Beware Inflated Mass Shooting Stats – Patriot Post
Why Better Mental-Health Care Won’t Stop Mass Shootings – The Atlantic
Mass Shootings Are Getting Deadlier, Not More Frequent – POLITICO Magazine
Six things to know about mass shootings in America – High Country News
Timeline: The ‘Worst’ Mass Shootings in Modern US History – The Trace
America has a skewed perception of what qualifies as terrorism – ThinkProgress
Timeline: How President Trump’s positions on gun control have evolved – USA TODAY
Mass shootings rarely change politics of guns – The Mercury News
Five tips for staying safe in an active shooter situation – New York Daily News
The research is clear: gun control saves lives – Vox
Las Vegas Shooter Stephen Paddock Had an Unusual Financial Life. Here’s What We Know – Money Magazine
How is a ‘mass shooting’ defined? – PolitiFact
Las Vegas Sheriff Gives Timeline, Shooter Fired Weapons for 10 Minutes – U.S. News & World Report
Hamline team researches the ‘why’ behind mass shootings – WCNC
The US’s unique problem with mass shootings in four charts – Financial Times
Here is 1 correlation between state gun laws and mass shootings – CNN
America Still Can’t Decide What to Teach Kids About Mass Shootings – VICE
Las Vegas shooting: What was Stephen Paddock’s motive? – BBC News
The Right Question: Analysis of the mass shooting in Las Vegas and the post-hurricane humanitarian crisis in Puerto … – Washington Examiner
Smartphone gaming addict goes blind after playing for 24 hours straight – BGR
‘Active Shooter’ producer says, ‘Las Vegas will never be the same’ – Las Vegas Review-Journal
Las Vegas shooting: Cryptic note found in room – New Zealand Herald
How random are mass shootings? 5 myths about gun violence – NJ.com
Portrait Of An American Mass Shooting – HuffPost

 

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Mass Shootings in the US: Some Common Characteristics of the Men That Kill – Seeker


Seeker
Mass Shootings in the US: Some Common Characteristics of the Men That Kill
Seeker
Early news reports suggest Paddock owned several homes and could potentially be quite wealthy, which Madfis acknowledged is atypical of the general mass shooter profile. But he was also a prolific gambler, so it would not surprise me at all to learn 

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Beware Inflated Mass Shooting Stats – Patriot Post


Patriot Post
Beware Inflated Mass Shooting Stats
Patriot Post
Monday the editorial board of the Times ran a bare-numbers article entitled 477 Days. 521 Mass Shootings. Zero Action From Congress. Here is yet another example of the Times playing fast and loose with both definitions and statistics in order to push

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Why Better Mental-Health Care Won’t Stop Mass Shootings – The Atlantic


The Atlantic
Why Better Mental-Health Care Won’t Stop Mass Shootings
The Atlantic
While improving access to mental-health care might help lots of suffering Americans, researchers who study mass shootingsdoubt it would do much to curb tragedies like these. According to their work, the sorts of individuals who commit mass murder

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Mass Shootings Are Getting Deadlier, Not More Frequent – POLITICO Magazine


POLITICO Magazine
Mass Shootings Are Getting Deadlier, Not More Frequent
POLITICO Magazine
mass public shooting, as I’ve defined it in my research, is any incident in which four or more victims are killed with a firearm within a 24-hour period at a public location in the absence of other criminal activity (robberies, drug deals, gang turf 

Six things to know about mass shootings in America – High Country News


High Country News
Six things to know about mass shootings in America
High Country News
As a criminologist, I have reviewed recent research in hopes of debunking some of the common misconceptions I hear creeping into discussions that spring up whenever a mass shooting occurs. Here’s some recent scholarship about mass shootings that …

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Timeline: The ‘Worst’ Mass Shootings in Modern US History – The Trace


The Trace
Timeline: The ‘Worst’ Mass Shootings in Modern US History
The Trace
Mass-casualty shootings are happening with greater frequency, and with higher death counts. Less than 16 months after the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando, Florida, set a terrible new benchmark for carnage, a gunman firing from his Las Vegas hotel …

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America has a skewed perception of what qualifies as terrorism – ThinkProgress


ThinkProgress
America has a skewed perception of what qualifies as terrorism
ThinkProgress
By many metrics, Monday’s horrific mass shooting in Las Vegas, Nevada which left nearly 60 people dead and hundreds wounded followed the agonizingly familiar patterns of America’s endless string of mass shootings. But one thing was different.

Timeline: How President Trump’s positions on gun control have evolved – USA TODAY


USA TODAY
Timeline: How President Trump’s positions on gun control have evolved
USA TODAY
Also,Trump argues at a campaign rally in Texas that the mass shooting in Orlando, Fla., could have been less deadly if the people in the PULSE night club were able to shoot back. “If some of those wonderful people had guns strapped right here, right to 
If anyone tells you Las Vegas was the deadliest mass shooting in American history show them thisThe indy100

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Mass shootings rarely change politics of guns – The Mercury News


The Mercury News
Mass shootings rarely change politics of guns
The Mercury News
Tourists get a ride in a tour vehicle that also advertises gun range activities in Las Vegas. A gunman opened fire on an outdoor music concert on Sunday making it the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. But even though the city is in 
Typically, after mass shootings, gun stock prices riseThe News Journal
America is exceptional for its unique, deadly gun cultureWashington Post
After Las Vegas mass shooting, ‘bump stock’ is hot at gun storesCNBC
New York Daily News –New York Times
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Five tips for staying safe in an active shooter situation – New York Daily News


New York Daily News
Five tips for staying safe in an active shooter situation
New York Daily News
… in an active shooter situation to not hesitate about getting yourself to safety. “Covering your head with your hands in unfortunately not going to do much,” Yorio said. “The best advice is to just get away as quickly as possible.” Tags: las vegas 

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The research is clear: gun control saves lives – Vox


Vox
The research is clear: gun control saves lives
Vox
It’s certainly an eye-catching headline: I used to think gun control was the answer. My research told me otherwise. And after the Las Vegas mass shooting on Sunday, it went viral: As of Wednesday afternoon, it had thousands of shares on social media 
The Mass Shootings FixFiveThirtyEight

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Las Vegas Shooter Stephen Paddock Had an Unusual Financial Life. Here’s What We Know – Money Magazine


Money Magazine
Las Vegas Shooter Stephen Paddock Had an Unusual Financial Life. Here’s What We Know
Money Magazine
However, Paddock differed from the typical mass shooter profile in at least two ways. First, he was olderthe average age of mass shooters in the Mother Jones study was 35, and the vast majority of American mass shooters are between the ages of 20 and …
Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock was a high-stakes gambler who ‘kept to himself’ before massacreWashington Post
Something went ‘incredibly wrong’ with Las Vegas gunman, brother saysCNN
Who is Stephen Paddock? Police ID Las Vegas mass shooter, located his roommatePennLive.com
TMZ.com –New York Times –PopCulture.com
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How is a ‘mass shooting’ defined? – PolitiFact


PolitiFact
How is a ‘mass shooting’ defined?
PolitiFact
“Today, our nation woke up to news of the worst mass shooting in our history, claiming the lives of at least 58 innocent men and women in Las Vegas. Nearly 12,000 Americans have been killed by guns with 273 mass shootings in 2017 one for each day of …

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Las Vegas Sheriff Gives Timeline, Shooter Fired Weapons for 10 Minutes – U.S. News & World Report


U.S. News & World Report
Las Vegas Sheriff Gives Timeline, Shooter Fired Weapons for 10 Minutes
U.S. News & World Report
LAS VEGAS (Reuters) – Clark County Sheriff Joseph Lombardo on Wednesday evening presented the following timeline for Las Vegas gunman who killed 58 people and himself in the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. Stephen Paddock, 64 …

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Hamline team researches the ‘why’ behind mass shootings – WCNC


WCNC
Hamline team researches the ‘why’ behind mass shootings
WCNC
So far we have been looking at each of these as individual case studies, so, we are now taking the time to put them together to look for patterns. It is a different approach, Peterson said, describing the large research project she is shepherding on 

The US’s unique problem with mass shootings in four charts – Financial Times


Financial Times
The US’s unique problem with mass shootings in four charts
Financial Times
Mr Lankford also found that per capita gun ownership rates are a significant predictor of mass shootings between countries. Other research has shown the relationship between firearms per capita and gun violence also exists at the US state level. US

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Here is 1 correlation between state gun laws and mass shootings – CNN


CNN
Here is 1 correlation between state gun laws and mass shootings
CNN
“Whether a state has a large capacity ammunition magazine ban is the single best predictor of the mass shooting rate in that state, ” said Michael Siegel, a community health science professor at Boston University, who conducted the analysis. These 
Study: Fewer Mass Shootings in States That Ban Large Ammunition MagazinesNewsmax

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America Still Can’t Decide What to Teach Kids About Mass Shootings – VICE


VICE
America Still Can’t Decide What to Teach Kids About Mass Shootings
VICE
There is precious little statistical evidence out there about which methodwhether ALICE, Dorn’s more general approach, or some other onemight be most effective. As the Atlantic reported, a 2014 Police Executive Research Forum analysis of 84 

Las Vegas shooting: What was Stephen Paddock’s motive? – BBC News


BBC News
Las Vegas shooting: What was Stephen Paddock’s motive?
BBC News
“My hunch is there is a secret life here that will eventually be uncovered,” said J Reid Meloy, a forensic psychologist at the University of California at San Diego who researches mass shootings. Though the suspect appeared to show no red flags 

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The Right Question: Analysis of the mass shooting in Las Vegas and the post-hurricane humanitarian crisis in Puerto … – Washington Examiner


Washington Examiner
The Right Question: Analysis of the mass shooting in Las Vegas and the post-hurricane humanitarian crisis in Puerto …
Washington Examiner
The Right Question: In the wake of the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history, the Las Vegas gunman’s motive remains a mystery, while lawmakers consider gun control measures that even the NRA publicly supports. Editorial Director Hugo …

Smartphone gaming addict goes blind after playing for 24 hours straight – BGR


BGR
Smartphone gaming addict goes blind after playing for 24 hours straight
BGR
If you think an hour-long Candy Crush session or occasionally dropping $10 to refill your stash of Pokemon Go pokeballs is evidence that you have a smartphone addiction, you’ve got nothing on Wu Xiaojing, a 21-year-old woman who lives in northwest …
Woman, 21, is blinded in one eye ‘after playing on her mobile phone non-stop for a day’ and doctors claim her …Daily Mail

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‘Active Shooter’ producer says, ‘Las Vegas will never be the same’ – Las Vegas Review-Journal

‘Active Shooter’ producer says, ‘Las Vegas will never be the same’
Las Vegas Review-Journal
I think in many ways, Las Vegas will never be the same, says Star Price, executive producer and showrunner of Showtime’s eight-part documentary series Active Shooter: America Under Fire. I can tell you that’s the case with Charleston, South Carolina.

Las Vegas shooting: Cryptic note found in room – New Zealand Herald

Las Vegas shooting: Cryptic note found in room
New Zealand Herald
Authorities are still trying to find out what drove Stephen Paddock to launching the worst mass shooting in US history. The mystery piece of paper was found near his dead body and Sheriff Lombardo said it’s been sent off for analysis. It is not 

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How random are mass shootings? 5 myths about gun violence – NJ.com


NJ.com
How random are mass shootings? 5 myths about gun violence
NJ.com
Sharon Black of Las Vegas, right, hugs Airmen First Class Williams of the U.S. Air Force after they were both overcome with emotion while viewing wooden crosses bearing the names of those killed during Sunday’s mass shooting off Las Vegas Boulevard on …
Who’s to blame for mass shootings in America?Crain’s Chicago Business
How to Reduce Mass Shooting Deaths? Experts Say These Gun Laws Could HelpNew York Times
NRA’s Wayne LaPierre blames Hollywood for mass shootingsSalon
Politico –Slate Magazine –The Guardian
all 3,169 news articles »
Portrait Of An American Mass Shooting – HuffPost


HuffPost
Portrait Of An American Mass Shooting
HuffPost
There have been eight mass shootings in the United States this year. That night in Mississippi was the fifth. Everytown for Gun Safety defines a mass shooting as a single incident in which four or more people are fatally shot, not including the 


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