Oak Leaf #141


Critics Shoot Holes In Widely Cited Gun Study 
(by Maxim Lott) 

A much-heralded and widely cited study of 171 countries over nearly a half century purports to show more guns mean more mass shootings, but critics say the report uses bad methodology in a way that rigs the results. The study by Adam Lankford, a criminal justice professor at the University of Alabama, was published in the journal Violence and Victims in January and has been cited by media outlets -- including The New Yorker, The Washington Post and Time magazine. But the study, formally published earlier this year after a draft was released in academic circles,

____________________________________________________________________________

Members will need to log in here to view the rest of this page,
If you are not a member, click here to Join The Oak Initiative.

 
 
 

Join or Donate Today - There is Much Work to Be Done


Become a Member, Start A Group, Make a Donation - All Are Important!



Technical Support | Terms & Conditions | Privacy | © 2018 The Oak Initiative