USA Today – Focus on marathon resiliency, not tragedy: Column

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Jamie Fox says we, and particularly the media, should focus on stories of recovery and resiliency on the anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing.

USA Today – Moms, mayors offer misguided message on guns: Column

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Jamie Fox says despite its good intentions, a school shootings report released by Moms Demand Gun Sense in America and Mayors Against Illegal Guns, is misinformed.

USA Today – Nancy Lanza was a victim, too: Column

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James Alan Fox, Lipman Professor of Criminology, says we should assume Nancy Lanza had the best intentions for her son. She was a struggling parent, and a victim, too.

USA Today – Violent crime rises for second consecutive year

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James Alan Fox, Lipman Family Professor of Criminology, comments on U.S. violent crime statistics released this week by the Bureau of Justice Statistics.

USA Today – Mass murders less frequent than we think: Column

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In his latest USA Today column, James Alan Fox says “it is important to dispel the widely held notion that mass shootings are on the rise. Over the past 30 years, there has been an average of nearly 20 mass shootings a year in the U.S., each involving at least four victims killed, but with no upward or downward trajectory.

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