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gun policy

Smart guns are safer guns
Published Jan 11, 2016
Safety technology can help reduce accidental shooting deaths, SPH expert says / The New York Times
Guns and suicide
Published Sept 2, 2015
Laws making it harder to get guns linked to decline in suicides by firearm / School of Public Health
Select company
Published Dec 16, 2013
JHU gun policy expert Daniel Webster one of five finalists for Baltimore Sun's 'Marylander of the Year'
Dangerous minds?
The media, mass shootings, and mental illness
Published March 20, 2013
News reports about rampage shootings heighten negative attitudes toward people with serious mental illness, research shows / School of Public Health
Mind of a killer
Published Feb 21, 2013
Katherine Newman offers insight into what goes on in the minds of rampage killers for PBS special / PBS
Webster among experts at Senate gun policy hearing
Published Feb 12, 2013
School of Public Health professor helped organize last month's gun policy summit at Johns Hopkins
Gauging support for gun-control policies
Published Jan 29, 2013
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health researchers find that the majority of Americans support a broad array of policies aimed at reducing gun violence / Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Gun policy summit recommendations
Published Jan 16, 2013
Consensus recommendations include universal background checks, bans on sales of assault weapons, high-capacity magazines
Experts weigh in on national gun policy debate
Published Jan 15, 2013 Photos
Experts present research findings during two-day event, release consensus recommendations aimed at reducing gun violence in U.S.