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gun policy

Issue in focus
Firearms and domestic violence
Published Feb 24, 2017
A look at what protections are in place to keep domestic abusers from getting guns, the most common weapon used in intimate partner homicides
Police partnership
An evidence-based approach to fighting crime
Published Feb 24, 2017 Video
Hopkins researchers, Baltimore police to work together to study, reduce violent crime
Commentary
Smart guns are safer guns
Published Feb 24, 2017
Safety technology can help reduce accidental shooting deaths, SPH expert says / The New York Times
Guns and suicide
Published Feb 24, 2017
Laws making it harder to get guns linked to decline in suicides by firearm / School of Public Health
Select company
Published Feb 24, 2017
JHU gun policy expert Daniel Webster one of five finalists for Baltimore Sun's 'Marylander of the Year'
Dangerous minds?
The media, mass shootings, and mental illness
Published Feb 24, 2017
News reports about rampage shootings heighten negative attitudes toward people with serious mental illness, research shows / School of Public Health
Mind of a killer
Published Feb 24, 2017
Katherine Newman offers insight into what goes on in the minds of rampage killers for PBS special / PBS
Webster among experts at Senate gun policy hearing
Published Feb 24, 2017
School of Public Health professor helped organize last month's gun policy summit at Johns Hopkins
Gauging support for gun-control policies
Published Feb 24, 2017
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health researchers find that the majority of Americans support a broad array of policies aimed at reducing gun violence / Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health