TITLE: Study: States with more gun laws have less gun violence (2013).
SOURCE: USA TODAY
AUTHOR: Yamiche Alcindor
NOTES: research gives clear evidence that tougher laws on guns have a role in preventing firearms deaths from both homicide and suicide. (2) researchers used CDC data from all 50 states between 2007 to 2010.
TITLE: How to reduce the toll from US gun violence (2012)
SOURCE: New Scientist
AUTHOR(S): Peter Aldhous
NOTES: in ‘10, there were 11,078 homicides & 19,392 suicides committed using firearms in the US.
TITLE: Guns in the Home & Risk of a Violent Death in the Home: Findings from a National Study (2004)
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AUTHOR(S): Linda L. Dahlberg, Robin M. Ikeda, and Marcie-jo Kresnow
RESEARCH QUESTION: does having a firearm in the home increases the risk of a violent death in the home & whether risk varies by storage practice, type of gun, or number of guns in the home.
FINDINGS: Regardless of storage practice, type of gun, or number of firearms in the home, having a gun in the home involves an increased risk of firearm homicide & firearm suicide in the home.