October 28, 2018

Mass Shootings and Public Support for Gun Control

Multiple people are dead after a shooting took place near a Pittsburgh synagogue. Multiple people were also injured, including four police officers, during the incident. / Photo by Pam Panchak, USA Today

The recent spate of mass public shootings in the United States raises important questions about how these tragic events might impact mass opinion and public policy.


By Dr. Benjamin Newman (left) and Dr. Todd K. Hartman (right)
Newman: Associate Professor of Public Policy & Political Science, University of California Riverside
Hartman: Senior Lecturer in Quantitative Social Science, University of Sheffield


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