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More women are becoming gun owners

During 2020, amid the pandemic, civil unrest over social justice issues, and a contested election, more people bought guns—and most were women, according to recent news reports.

Report: Rising Utah suicide rates propelled by guns

Suicides outnumber homicides in Utah eight to one and the state’s suicide rate has been rising for a decade—with the increase driven by guns, according to a new report from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Half…

Guns and public health

In the wake of a mass shooting on October 1 in Las Vegas that left at least 59 people dead, we speak with an expert about the public health approach to gun control. 

A better surveillance system for tracking police homicides

For immediate release: March 17, 2016 Boston, MA – Official counts of homicides by police seriously undercount incidents, according to a study from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, but a relatively new national data system, currently…

Living with guns rather than dying with guns

Even with widespread access to guns in the U.S., there are still many things that can be done to reduce gun violence, such as adding common-sense safety mechanisms to guns or—even more simply—urging gun owners to lock up…

How to cut gun deaths

Reducing the number of guns or reducing access to guns would lead to fewer gun deaths. Another way to cut gun violence would be to treat it as a public health issue and establish stricter gun regulations. So…