Gun politics in Switzerland
Gun politics in Switzerland are unique in Europe. The vast majority of men between the ages of 20 and 30 are conscripted into the militia and undergo military training, including weapons training. The...
Gun politics in Switzerland - Wikipedia
You Will Not Die in a Mass Shooting
Guns kill tens of thousands of Americans every year—the majority of them from suicide. Of the fraction that are homicides, only a vanishingly small fraction of those are high profile mass shootings of...
Number Of Americans Killed By Gun Violence Vs. Terrorism Shows Stark Contrast
Addressing the nation Thursday in the aftermath of another mass shooting in America, a visibly frustrated President Barack Obama contrasted the federal efforts to combat terrorism with the lack of act...
Up To 10 Killed By Shooter At Ore. Community College
As many as 10 people were killed and 20 injured when a shooter opened fire at Umpqua Community College Thursday in southern Oregon, according to Oregon State Police. The shooter was downed, according ...
American exceptionalism and the ‘exceptionally American’ problem of mass shootings
On Sunday, criminal justice professor Adam Lankford stood in front of a crowd of sociologists to explain how American culture contributes to the all-too-frequent American mass shootings. It’s not just...
Gun violence
Gun violence is violence committed with the use of a gun (firearm or small arm). It may or may not be considered criminal. Criminal gun violence includes homicide (except when and where ruled justifia...
Crime in Switzerland
In Switzerland, the police registered a total of 527,897 criminal offenses in 2010, including 53 killings and 187 attempted murders. There were 481 cases of rape and 62 attempted rapes. In 2009, 94,5...
You Will Not Die in a Mass Shooting
Guns kill tens of thousands of Americans every year—the majority of them from suicide. Of the fraction that are homicides, only a vanishingly small fraction of those are high profile mass shootings of...
Suicide methods
A suicide method is any means by which a person commits suicide, purposely taking his or her own life. Suicide methods can be classified according to two modes of interrupting one's life processes: ph...
Suicide methods - Wikipedia