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Gun policy
Handgun purchaser licenses associated with lower firearm homicide, suicide rates
Published Aug 20, 2020
Comprehensive background checks alone were not associated with reduction in firearm-related deaths, according to Bloomberg School study
Gun policy
Purchase permits tied to fewer deaths
Published June 1, 2018
Laws provide for more thorough background checks conducted by law enforcement instead of gun sellers
Gun policy summit recommendations
Published Jan 16, 2013
Consensus recommendations include universal background checks, bans on sales of assault weapons, high-capacity magazines