To Study Violence After Gun Shows, Researchers Turn to An Unlikely Source

November 15, 2017

WIRED: The Big Show Journal is no ordinary gun magazine. The print periodical, which appears on newsstands nationwide six times a year, is also, according to its website, “America’s most interesting gun and knife magazine” and “America’s most accurate and complete gun and knife show calendar.” Gun enthusiasts may dispute the former claim—but the latter is less subjective than you might think.

In fact, The Big Show Journal might be the closest thing researchers have to a comprehensive record of gun shows in the US. UC Berkeley epidemiologist Ellicott Matthay is quoted.

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