Does NH need to address mass shootings?

Jul 31, 2018
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Many people in the United States believe mass shootings are on the rise. However, the problem is difficult to measure and complex to address.

The trouble with measuring mass shootings

There is no formal, universal definition of a mass shooting, which makes the problem difficult to measure.

Where do candidates stand on gun laws?

Apr 02, 2018
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In light of the current debate over gun laws, particularly as they relate to school violence, here is a summary of where all the New Hampshire congressional candidates stand on gun laws.  Click on any name to see our full profile of that candidate.

Guns on campus?

Feb 21, 2018
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On Thursday, February 22 the New Hampshire House will vote on a bill that would force state colleges to allow concealed firearms on campus.

About guns on campus

Right now the university system has a rule that bans firearms on campus. Students that own a firearm must store the gun with campus police.

NH ranks 13th for fewest firearm deaths

Jan 17, 2018

According to the most recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, New Hampshire has the 13th lowest firearm death rate in the U.S.

There were 132 firearm-related deaths in New Hampshire in 2016, a rate of 9.3 per 100,000 population.

All of New England has a low firearm death rate. Massachusetts has the lowest rate, 3.4 deaths per 100,000 population. Rhode Island came in second (3.1), Connecticut came in fifth (4.6), Maine came in ninth (8.3), and Vermont came in fifteenth (11.1).


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