According to statistics, more women in the United States die from being shot by their romantic partner compared to dying in the hands of strangers.
George, the father of a ‘brain dead’ son took to a standoff when he was told that his son, George Pickering III will be taken off life support as there was no hope left for them.
African-Americans are twice as likely to get killed by guns than their white counterparts.
Having a gun may triple the risk of committing suicide and double the risk of being murdered, according to a new study.
Researchers studied the relationship between proximity to a liquor store or tavern and gunshot wounds. They reported that being near the store or tavern increases risk of getting shot.
The CDC reports that the homicide rate for the youth group between 10 and 24-years-old has reached a 30-year low.
A new study published by a Colorado State University researcher suggests that people armed with a gun perceive others also as being armed. For the study, 217 students were asked to react to images on a computer screen. The participants were asked to determine if the person they could see on the screen was holding a gun or a neutral object like a wallet or a shoe. The most important manipulation in this study was that some of the participants were also holding a gun - in this case, a Wii gun, Medical Xpress reported.