In February, we reported on a LSU Department of Sociology study showing a statistical connection between homicide, blighted buildings and convenience stores in Baton Rouge, LA.
In a recent article, Newsweek discusses a study in the August Journal of Behavioral Medicine which demonstrates that demolishing abandoned buildings may help lower gun violence.

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