August 14, 2019

Brooks Singer, lecturer, sociology, was quoted in The Tablet about mass shootings and understanding the data behind it. 

...Brooks Singer, a former federal investigator and a lecturer in sociology at the Catholic University of America, told The Tablet that the key to understanding that data comes down to one word: “culture.” Singer noted that the Second Amendment gives Americans the right to bear arms, whereas “in other places it’s not a right, just a privilege.” Yet he also said that gun ownership itself isn’t particular to the U.S., noting that in Canada the percentage of gun ownership is higher. “There are other factors — family situations, friends, the schools, videogames, etc. — that must be studied to understand ‘what is the vision of the guns and gun culture’ that they have that contributes to this?’” he said...

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