US gun massacres are preventableBMJ 2018; 361 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.k1664 (Published 18 April 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;361:k1664
- Anthony Staines, professor of health systems
- School of Nursing and Human Sciences, Dublin City University, Glasnevin, Dublin 9, Republic of Ireland
I am not quite as despondent as Kamerow about the aftermath of the US school shooting on Valentine’s day,1 but I am angry about what has been allowed to happen.
Only a few US households (probably one in three) possess guns, and just over …