There is no single, simple solution to reducing gun violence in this country. However, there are a number of common-sense steps that would be a great place to start—steps that could be taken right now.
Extreme risk protection orders provide a crucial tool for family members and law enforcement to intervene and prevent a tragic shooting.
Guns in the hands of domestic abusers pose an extreme risk to victims of abuse.
A comprehensive approach to reducing gun violence must include support for evidence-based violence intervention programs that engage all community stakeholders.
A glaring gap in the federal law allows individuals to buy a gun without a background check and with no questions asked.
Two decades of restrictions on public health research into gun violence has left us willfully ignorant about the full scope of this problem and the most effective interventions to prevent it.
Weapons of war should have no place in our communities.