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Gun violence
Experts: Repealing concealed carry restrictions will lead to more gun violence
Published June 28, 2022
During a media briefing Friday, experts from the Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Violence Solutions discussed the impact of the Supreme Court's decision to remove concealed carry restrictions in New York
Fact vs. Fiction
Debunking myths about gun violence
Published June 13, 2022
Evidence-based solutions to gun violence in America have been shrouded by misinformation and political spin. But experts from Johns Hopkins are setting the record straight.
What are 'ghost guns' and why are they risky?
Published June 13, 2022
Untraceable by design, the DIY guns are just as lethal as a traditional firearm and often made of the same materials. Alexander McCourt of the Center for Gun Violence Solutions discusses the inherent dangers of ghost guns and details current legislation surrounding them.
Gun control
Proven effective and popular
Published June 3, 2022
Johns Hopkins experts push back against narratives that suggest gun control in the U.S. is divisive and ineffective: 'Gun policy is mostly political among politicians.'
Voices
How do we stop gun violence in America?
Published May 27, 2022
Hopkins experts suggest steps the U.S. can take to address the epidemic of mass shootings in the U.S.
Q+A
The age of gun violence
Published May 25, 2022
Should access to firearms, especially the most lethal types, come with age restrictions? A Johns Hopkins researcher—and gun owner—pleads the case.
Q+A
'Heartbroken, angry as hell': Policy expert says gun reform long overdue
Published May 25, 2022
After yet another mass shooting, where do we go from here? Johns Hopkins expert Daniel Webster discusses policy changes that could make America safer
Report: CDC records highest-ever number of gun-related deaths in 2020
Published May 2, 2022
An average of 124 people died from gun violence every day in 2020, according to a new report from the Center for Gun Violence Solutions
Public health
New center merges gun violence research, policy, advocacy
Published March 30, 2022
Newly merged center to combine rigorous scientific research with public-policy advocacy expertise
JHU Center for Gun Policy and Research celebrates 25 years
Published March 8, 2021
In virtual symposium, the center announces commitment to racial equity and diversity in its mission and practices, a new endowed professorship, and a name change