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Rising Homicides This Year May Be Yet Another Side Effect of Covid Lockdowns

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10/07/2020Ryan McMaken

Homicides were flat through 2019. Then spring 2020 arrived, and with it a wave of homicides in many American cities. Could the social and economic effects of lockdowns be the cause?

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Original Article: "Rising Homicides This Year May Be Yet Another Side Effect of Covid Lockdowns".

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