Archived articles

gun policy

U.S. health
Experts at summit examine public health challenges facing U.S.
Published Nov 16, 2018
Speakers at inaugural Bloomberg American Health Summit include Michael R. Bloomberg, Arne Duncan, Walter Isaacson, Leana Wen, Tom Wolf, and others
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
Widespread support for safety proposals
Published May 17, 2018
Gun owners, non-gun owners agree on many policies that restrict or regulate firearms, survey finds
Emergency medicine
Lethal weapons
Published April 16, 2018
Increase in prehospital deaths over the past decade points to intensifying violence
Student walkout
'Rising in solidarity'
Published March 14, 2018
Hopkins students join nationwide walkout to protest gun violence
Gun safety
Majority of gun owners don't use safe storage
Published Feb 22, 2018
Unsecured firearms in the home increase risk of homicides, suicides, and unintentional shootings
Texas church shooting 'fits a pattern'
Published Nov 7, 2017
Despite research thats shows majority of mass shootings have a connection to domestic abuse, policy loopholes allow abusers to obtain firearms easily
Study explores gun violence injuries, cost
Published Oct 4, 2017
Analysis estimates firearm-related injuries in U.S. cost $2.8B annually in emergency room, inpatient charges
Public health
High rural suicide rates largely driven by guns
Published Aug 17, 2017
Of every three deaths involving guns, only one is a homicide. The other two are suicides.
Issue in focus
Firearms and domestic violence
Published Oct 14, 2016
A look at what protections are in place to keep domestic abusers from getting guns, the most common weapon used in intimate partner homicides