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Homicides Are Way Up in 2020, and Covid Lockdowns Are a Likely Cause

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03/30/2021Ryan McMaken

If we’re going to ask ourselves what might have caused such an unusually large rise in homicide, we ought to look for very unusual events. Covid lockdowns certainly fit the bill. 

Original Article: "Homicides Are Way Up in 2020, and Covid Lockdowns Are a Likely Cause​"

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