Federal law doesn't require background checks for private gun sales. Many 2020 Democrats favor background checks for all gun purchases. Can universal background checks curb gun violence? Here's what the research says.
Research associates new policing tactics in Camden, NJ, with lower rates of gunshot patients at a major regional trauma center, part of a turnaround for a city once synonymous with violent crime.
There is research showing red flag laws may be effective in preventing suicides, but there appears to be minimal research associating red flag laws with reducing mass shootings.
"There’s some basic stuff about the laws that I think is misunderstood,” Jon Vernick, professor at JHU’s Bloomberg School of Public Health, said.
Vox's German Lopez discusses gun violence in the U.S. and what journalists can do to improve their coverage.
Safe gun storage can limit unauthorized users’ access to firearms. This roundup features recent research on the topic.
We’ve gathered research to help journalists consider how they cover a group with whom some appear to have trouble relating: gun owners and people who use firearms.
Deaths resulting from injuries – both violent and unintentional – are on the rise in the U.S.
Teen boys from low-income neighborhoods in Pittsburgh were less likely to have perpetuated violence if they had goals and hope for the future.
What are schools doing to prepare against gun violence? We've gathered research on strategies and effects.