Firearm Deaths in America: Can We Learn from 462,000 Lives Lost?

Objective We sought to determine whether state firearm legislation correlated with firearm-related fatality rates (FFR) during a 15-year period.   Background The politicized and controversial topic of firearm legislation has been grossly understudied when the...

American Firearm Homicides: The Impact of Your Neighbors

Background Restrictive firearm legislation has correlated with decreased overall firearm fatality rates, but not with firearm-related homicide or firearm mortality among Black Americans. We hypothesized that firearm trafficking from states with less restrictive...