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Why We Need to Talk About Domestic Violence After Mass Shootings

Ban FirearmsWhat do mass shootings and domestic violence have in common? A lot, actually. As research shows, there’s often a link between mass shootings and domestic abuse or highly misogynistic behaviour. For the purposes of tracking crime data, the FBI defines a “mass shooting” as any incident in which at least four people are murdered with a gun. It’s all too common after a mass shooting for evidence to emerge that shows the perpetrator, who is almost always male, was abusive to a spouse, former spouse or other women.

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