The Hill: How to apply COVID-19 lessons to outbreak of gun violence

By Jonathan Jay and Amber Goodwin, Opinion Contributors

Outside the headlines of the COVID-19 pandemic, America’s long-running gun violence epidemic gained strength last year. Media coverage of mass shootings may have slowed, but the number of Americans fatally assaulted with firearms increased by 35 percent in U.S. cities. A surge of this magnitude has no modern precedent. It comprises thousands of deaths, each one a calamity for the family and community that suffer the loss. [Read more]