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Who Bought Firearms During 2020 Purchasing Surge?

A new Rutgers study has found that people who bought firearms during the COVID-19 pandemic and national surge in firearm sales... Read...

Firearms Laws Curb Rates of Gun Violence Across United States

States with stricter firearms laws reported lower suicide and homicide rates, according to a Rutgers study...Read more

Handgun Ownership Associated with Firearm Suicide

Handgun ownership, not shotgun ownership, is associated with greater odds of a person having died from self-inflicted gunshot wound rather than another...

States with More Gun Laws Have Lower Youth Gun Violence, Rutgers...

Gun violence among children is a significant public health concern in the United States...Read more

Safe Gun Storage Counseling and Lock Distribution Could Lower Military Suicide...

Military members who receive gun locks and lethal means counseling Read more…

Pandemic Fears Driving Firearm Purchases

COVID-19 concerns are prompting people, including essential workers, to purchase firearms Read more…

People Who Purchased Firearms During Pandemic More Likely to Be Suicidal

Unsafe firearm storage increases the risk of suicide in houses with a firearm, Rutgers study says Read more...

Understanding Impacts of COVID-19 on Substance Use Disorder and Treatment

A Rutgers expert discusses the many impacts of COVID-19 on people with substance use disorder and what treatment providers, policymakers, and researchers...

Preventing Firearm Suicide During the Pandemic and Social Unrest

During the pandemic and nationwide protests firearm purchases have soared — a concern for suicide prevention specialists, says a Rutgers expert. An...

Gun Violence Research Center Executive Director Available to Discuss Firearm Issues...

Michael Anestis, executive director of the New Jersey Gun Violence Research Center, is available to provide expert commentary on gun violence issues discussed...