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Inside the Growing Movement to Do More Good
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Inside the Growing Movement to Do More Good

Effective altruists believe we should care about people thousands of miles away—and perhaps even millions of years in the future.

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Here’s How California Lowered Its Gun Violence

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As gun violence rates are climbing nationwide, California has a completely opposite trend. For more than 20 years—except for two years during the pandemic—the Golden State’s rate of firearm violence has consistently decreased. California has one of the lowest firearm mortality rates in the country. Its residents are less likely to die from a gunshot than almost anywhere else in the country, and are 25% less likely to die in a mass shooting.

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