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  • High caliber guns more deadly

    Reuters - 07/27/2018

    Researchers wading into the gun control debate have shown that people shot by criminals wielding a higher caliber gun are more likely to die than those shot with a small caliber weapon, according to a report in JAMA Network Open. “There’s the old adage that guns don’t kill people, people kill people,” said lead author Anthony Braga, distinguished professor and director of the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Northeastern University in Boston. “That’s not quite right. People do kill people and their intent matters. But above and beyond that, the type of weapon they use matters greatly.”

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