Gun Violence Effects Reach Far Beyond Victims: Study

A study by the UC Davis Firearm Violence Research Center estimated that as many as two out of every three Californians have been exposed indirectly to gun violence in the course of their normal daily activities. “I would expect the situation would be worse in many other states,” says research leader Dr. Garen J. Wintemute.


States Ramp Up the Fight Against Youth Trafficking

The Ohio Supreme Court awarded grants to juvenile courts to hire “Safe Harbor” coordinators who can direct trafficking victims to counseling and shelter. Other states, like South Carolina and Iowa, are not far behind in following similar paths for change.