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Professor of Sociology, Northwestern University.  See profile: https://www.sociology.northwestern.edu/people/faculty/core/laura-beth-nielsen.html

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Book Mini-Symposium Part IV: Good Moms with Guns

Posted by on August 6, 2019

Read the headlines: Toddler shoots and kills mother. Police officer’s toddler son kills himself with his father’s service weapon. Toddler kills older sibling despite being trained in gun use.  In addition to killing others, small children suffer accidental self-inflicted gunshots, inadvertently are killed by siblings or playmates, and some are accidentally (or purposely) shot by […]