—Disease patterns, observing how a problem spreads. Gun ownership — a precursor to gun violence — can spread "much like an infectious disease circulates," said Daniel Webster, a health policy expert and co-director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Policy and Research in Baltimore.
...now the article did bury in its center the fact that violent crime and gun ownership trends have been moving counter to one another for the last 20+ years- i.e. more guns and less violent crime. But then they ignore their own research and end the article with the whole "guns are an icky disease" narrative.
Why should I let these people tell me what to do everyday again? Anyone?