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Readers debate gun violence research and more

Reader feedback from the July 9, 2016, issue of Science News

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12:15pm, June 29, 2016

Gun debate cross fire

In “Misfires in the gun control debate” (SN: 5/14/16, p. 16), Meghan Rosen reported on the roadblocks researchers face in collecting informative data on gun violence in the United States. Readers responded passionately, expressing many different viewpoints about the story and the controversial topic of gun control.

“I thought Ms. Rosen’s article was well-written, fairly balanced, well-researched and highly informative,” Benjamin Griffel wrote. “She cited relevant statistics, her conclusions were well-founded on facts and research and she uncovered many truths about the issue that were new to me, such as the way

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