Ken Novak Comments on Gun Culture

The Kansas City Star reports on Missouri gun culture

“We might think that a kid with a gun is irrational behavior, but in a lot of ways it is actually rational behavior,” said Ken Novak, a professor of criminal justice and criminology at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. In a culture where “there are so many guns out there, a kid knows they are at risk of becoming a victim of gun violence, so they carry a gun too.” And so it goes. Read the full story.

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Published: Sep 8, 2021
Posted In: UMKC In the News

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