Tag: gun laws

1. Based on the 187 U.S. mass shooting events that occurred in 2019, non-trauma centers were more likely to be closer than trauma centers, which suggests a need for these facilities to be prepared for traumatic events in terms of both resources and staff. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) Mass shootings have...
1. Germany and Japan, countries with notably low rates of gun violence, rely on stringent possession laws and background checks. 2. Brazil and Honduras have high rates of gun violence and loosely enforced firearm acquisition legislation. India has high rates of gun violence despite stringent gun control legislation, which is...
1. Stricter state gun laws, as measured by a scorecard, were associated with decreased firearm-related mortality rate in children, after adjusting for sociodemographic factors and gun ownership. 2. States with laws requiring universal background checks for firearm purchases that had been in effect for ≥5 years had significantly lower rates...
In the United States, there are limited national gun laws, with significant variability between individual states. Previously studies have documented an association between permissive statewide laws and higher levels of gun homicide and suicide. However, there has not been significant research into the varying state gun laws on mass...