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Quarterback, Cheerleader and a Murder...

Examining the connection between Firearms and Intimate Partner Violence.

Join the talented alumni, Fern White-Hilsenrath, as she explores an ever increasing problem that not only impacts schools, families, and innocent people across the globe but simple educational methods and restrictions could have saved the lives countless individuals.

In this article, Fern White-Hilsenrath introduces you to Emma Walker, a 16-year-old cheerleader in Knoxville, Tennessee. this story starts our as a "fairytale high school fantasy" and takes a sad and very common ending. Then diving into international policy you will join her as you learn more about what the actions of the United Nations (U.N.), the World Health Organization (W.H.O.) and government agencies like the U.S. National Centers for Disease Control (CDC) are doing and saying about the rising issue of gun based, Intimate Partner Violence (IPV).


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