John Malik
fact

Gun violence affects children mentally.

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In “Mitigating the Effects of Gun Violence on Children and Youth,” James Garbarino and his colleagues point out that “children exposed to gun violence may experience negative short and long-term psychological effects, including anger, withdrawal, post-traumatic stress, and desensitization to violence.”
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I glanced over the study and it seems thorough
Sources
Mitigating the Effects of Gun Violence on Children and Youth, The Future of Children 12(2), pp. 72–85, June 2002, James Garabino and Catherine Bradshaw