Firearm-Related Injuries and Deaths

By Les Fisher

Josh Rolnick, The Sh'ma Institute, November 2009

The author provides a series of alarming statistics about firearm injuries in the U.S. For example, firearms consistently rank second only to motor vehicle crashes as a cause of fatal injury in the U.S. In addition, he examines the costs of gun violence, including efforts to deter shootings or protect against them, which increases our individual health insurance rates. He examines strategies for reducing gun violence.

Topic: Death and Mourning, Violence, Crime

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: Vol.40/no.664

Page Number(s): 10-11

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Fisher, Les. Firearm-Related Injuries and Deaths. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Josh Rolnick, The Sh'ma Institute. November 2009: 10-11. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=6954


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