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guns

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
Firearms
The high cost of gun violence
Published Oct 29, 2018
More than 8,300 kids are treated for gunshot wounds in the U.S. each year, totaling more than $270M in emergency room and inpatient charges
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
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.
Close loopholes, save women
Published July 31, 2014
School of Nursing professor testified in favor of stronger laws to keep guns from abusers
In the line of fire
Published Fall 2013
How and why do cops die on the job? A PhD student makes some surprising discoveries / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Gun policy summit recommendations
Published Jan 16, 2013
Consensus recommendations include universal background checks, bans on sales of assault weapons, high-capacity magazines