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Stand up To Violence

We have collected some of our favorite coverage of this horrific event. We are working on a larger piece that poses the question, “When will men, as the powerful demographic that they are, tire of the violence perpetrated in their name?” Stay tuned.

Gender Split Over Newtown Shootings
More women see a broader societal problem
A striking gender gap has emerged in the way that people are reacting to the horror of the Newtown school shootings.
By a margin of 54 to 37 percent, women say the Connecticut massacre reflects broader problems in society. But men, by a 51 to 39 percent margin, say such shootings are the isolated acts of troubled individuals.
That’s according to a Pew Research Center survey that provides the first detailed snapshot of public reaction to Friday’s tragedy. Read full article.
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