Asian Americans Armed Themselves During the Pandemic in Response to Racial Acts

May 24, 2022

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Presented by Michigan News

Hsing-Fang Hsieh, assistant research scientist at the U-M School of Public Health, discusses a study that found that many Asian Americans who experienced racism at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic were more likely to acquire firearms and ammunition for self-defense. Hsieh notes that this puts Asian Americans at higher risk for firearm injury. The faculty expert highlights findings from the research study.

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