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Gun policy
Purchase permits tied to fewer deaths
Published July 21, 2018
Laws provide for more thorough background checks conducted by law enforcement instead of gun sellers
Gun policy
Widespread support for safety proposals
Published July 21, 2018
Gun owners, non-gun owners agree on many policies that restrict or regulate firearms, survey finds
Gun policy
The case for funding firearm research
Published July 21, 2018
As gun policy debate rages, scientists say funding for research is critical / Wired
Gun safety
Majority of gun owners don't use safe storage
Published July 21, 2018
Unsecured firearms in the home increase risk of homicides, suicides, and unintentional shootings
Public Health
Hot spot policing effectively reduces Baltimore gun violence
Published July 21, 2018
Report evaluates effectiveness of deterrence programs used in city since 2003
'Reducing Gun Violence in America' available for free download
Published July 21, 2018
280-page report, recommendations authored by experts from Bloomberg School of Public Health
Campus carry
Study: Guns on campuses won't deter shootings
Published July 21, 2018
Evidence suggests right-to-carry permissions on campus will likely lead to increase in gun violence, suicides
Commentary
Smart guns are safer guns
Published July 21, 2018
Safety technology can help reduce accidental shooting deaths, SPH expert says / The New York Times
Commentary
'Misguided debate'
Published July 21, 2018
U.S. gun control conversation derailed by misleading narrative that obscures true issues, gun policy expert says / U.S. News & World Report
Public safety
Pro guns and pro checks
Published Fall 2015
Background checks for gun purchases work--and gun-owners overwhelmingly support them / Johns Hopkins Magazine