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During Pandemic Years

Semester: Spring 2024

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Brian 34 and Brittney 32 were suddenly unemployed and filed for bankruptcy in December 2020 when the pandemic began. Brian obtained a new firearm but used it to kill them both and the children as they experienced a foreclosure on their home. Most cases of lethal intimate partner violence occur in victims' residences, where they should feel safe. Firearms were the predominant weapon used for murder suicide.During the COVID-19 lockdown there was a rise in firearm purchases across the nation.


Presentation Type: Poster
Presentation Format: In Person
Presentation #C51
College: Social & Behavioral Science
School / Department: Family & Consumer Studies
Research Mentor: Sonia Salari
Date | Time: Tuesday, Apr 9th | 1:00 PM