News Archives

  • Medical News Today

    September 17th, 2020

    Lax Gun Laws in Neighboring States May Increase Firearm Deaths — references study co-authored by Michael Siegel, professor of community health sciences 

  • AZ Central

    August 24th, 2020

    Mass Shootings: Limiting Magazine Capacity Saves Lives and Doesn’t Infringe on Gun Rights — references study co-authored by Michael Siegel, professor of community health sciences 

  • WEIS Radio

    August 24th, 2020

    Gun Violence Spike and Pandemic Gun-Buying Boom May Be Linked: Research — quotes Dean Sandro Galea

  • The Trace

    August 24th, 2020

    Gun Sales Have Hit Record Highs. Will It Change How Americans Vote? — quotes Michael Siegel, professor of community health sciences 

  • StudyFinds

    August 3rd, 2020

    Raising Legal Age for Handgun Sales to 21 Could Prevent Hundreds of Teen Suicides — refers to study co-authored by Julia Raifman, assistant professor of health law, policy & management; Michael Siegel, professor of community health sciences; Michael Ulrich, assistant professor of health law, ethics & human rights; and Dean Sandro Galea

  • Medical Xpress

    July 24th, 2020

    With Tighter Handgun Laws, U.S. Would See Fewer Suicides by Young People — quotes Julia Raifman, assistant professor of health law, policy & management 

  • US News & World Report

    July 24th, 2020

    With Tighter Handgun Laws, U.S. Would See Fewer Suicides by Young People — quotes Julia Raifman, assistant professor of health law, policy & management 

  • Futurity

    July 23rd, 2020

    Gun Culture Isn’t Just One Thing in America — quotes Claire Boine, research fellow of community health sciences 

  • Gun Culture 3.0

    map showing states with predominance of recreation, self-defense, and Second Amendment activism

    July 10th, 2020

    For most gun owners in the US, owning firearms is about recreation or self-defense. But there is a third gun culture, and it sees any firearm violence prevention effort as the first step in a scheme to take away all rights.

  • Smarter Gun Legislation through Data

    Map from State Firearm Laws Database of the US. Some states are highlighted and show the number of gun laws in the state: Massachusetts 101, Illinois 65, Texas 18, Montana 4

    August 26th, 2019

    State Firearm Laws Database allows researchers to study effectiveness of different forms of firearm legislation.