Study finds link between state gun ownership rates and murders of women

Women in states with higher rates of gun ownership are at greater risk of being killed by people they know than those in states where a smaller percentage of people own guns. And ownership rates alone explain 40 percent of the variation in women’s homicide victimization rates, compared to only 1.5 percent of the variation in men’s victimization rates, according to a new study by Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH) researchers. —> Read More