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  • Don’t be misled by the publicity on shootings: For kids, schools actually are the safest refuges from gun violence

    The Los Angeles Times - 03/16/2018

    Cornell’s research is backed up by work done by criminologist James Alan Fox of Northeastern University on mass murders, defined as those with four or more victims not including the shooter. Mass murders occur 20 to 30 times per year, but only one of those cases on average takes place at a school.

    “There is not an epidemic of school shootings,” Fox said after the Stoneman Douglas massacre.

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