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US shootings: Norway and Finland have similar levels of gun ownership, but far less gun crime

By Peter Squires, Professor of Criminology & Public Policy, University of Brighton
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In the wake of the most recent US mass school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, where 19 pupils and two teachers were killed by an 18-year-old armed with an assault rifle, a comparison considering how the US compares with other countries on children’s deaths caused by guns is compelling.

As the independent non-profit US organisation the Children’s Defense Fund has pointed out, gun violence is now…The Conversation


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