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gun policy

JHU Press
Project MUSE provides free access to gun violence research
Published Aug 15, 2019
In wake of recent mass shootings in California, Texas, and Ohio, Project MUSE team assembles resources on understanding and preventing gun violence
Gun safety
Most gun owners unlikely to buy 'smart' guns
Published June 10, 2019
Survey finds that while 79% of gun owners support the sale of personalized weapons, only 18% are likely to buy them
Gun policy
Recommendations for reducing gun violence
Published March 4, 2019
New report outlines ways of implementing new policies and strengthening existing laws in Illinois
JHU plans open online course on gun violence prevention research
Published Dec 3, 2018
Center for Gun Policy and Research will also host summer program for high school students
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