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Rubber Bullets Kill and Disable People, Research Shows

Commonly used in crowd control, “kinetic impact projectiles” are far from harmless

Photo: Jose Luis Magana/AFP/Getty Images

Rubber bullets aren’t always rubber.

They are sometimes coated with plastic, they often have a metal core, or are made of a mix of metals and other materials. In fact, there’s very little information on what…




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Robert Roy Britt

Robert Roy Britt

Independent health & science journalist writing motivationally about the science of physical health & mental wellness. Former editor-in-chief of LiveScience.

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