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  • School Shootings Rise When Economy Struggles, Study Suggests

    ABC News - 01/30/2017

    Some experts not involved in the research did not find the study convincing, in part because different types of gun violence at school — random and targeted, and fatal and non-fatal — often have completely different motivations and root causes.

    Criminologist James Fox of Northeastern University said the hypothesis of economic stress and gun violence doesn’t apply to younger shooters who wouldn’t be thinking of entering the workforce.

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