AUDIO: Has the mass shooting in New­town, Con­necticut sounded the alarm that as a country we need to think long and hard about our rela­tion­ship with guns and our cul­ture of violence?

Our guest, North­eastern Uni­ver­sity crim­i­nol­o­gist Jack Levin, says that as hor­rific as this recent mass shooting is, we also need to remember the nearly 12,000 single-​​victim mur­ders that happen in the US every year. Mur­ders that are per­pe­trated with handguns.

 

Read the article at WGBH →