Boys & Girls Club Volunteer-Turned-Employee Says Listening to the Kids Is the Key

Wynter Parham, 29, is surrounded by teens in the kitchen at the Boys and Girls Club as she takes everyone’s cupcakes out of the oven and decorates them. The teens laugh and joke watching her squeeze out the fondant icing in circles . . .

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State Gun Law Environment and Youth Gun Carrying in the United States

Researchers from Boston University and Harvard University use data from the CDC's Youth Risk Behavior Survey to discern an association between the level of youth gun carrying and the restrictiveness of state gun laws. They find that a more restrictive gun law environment is associated with a proportional drop in the amount of youth carrying guns.