A public health emergency of gun violence has been surging across the country, which has been both overshadowed and exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. Violent crimes sharply increased as the virus spread, with rates of gun assault over the summer as much as 16% higher than they were in summer 2019. In some cities, such […]
Author Archives: Cierra Hinckson
Cierra Hinckson is a student organizer for the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence, and pursuing a B.A. in political science at Vanderbilt University.