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gun policy

Policing+Community
A focused approach to policing could reduce gun violence
Published June 15, 2020
Survey of residents in areas of Baltimore most affected by gun violence finds that "stop-and-search" policing isn't effective, erodes community trust in police; New report outlines recommendations
Gun policy
Firearm purchaser licensing laws linked to fewer fatal mass shootings
Published March 2, 2020
Laws that require in-person application or fingerprinting associated with fewer fatal mass shootings, new study finds
MSE Symposium
Fighting like a mother
Published Sept 26, 2019
Activist Shannon Watts, founder of the national nonprofit Moms Demand Action, discusses guns, elections, and the waning influence of the NRA during MSE Symposium event
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