9. How to Reduce Gun Homicides
The debate about gun violence in the U.S. seems to be dominated by division and policy paralysis. But it doesn't have to be. Some of the most effective policies in reducing gun homicides are also the most popular — among gun owners and proponents of gun control alike. We talk with the author of the most recent report from the Regional Gun Violence Research Consortium, a multistate initiative coordinated by the Rockefeller Institute of Government, about which policies have the best chances of making a difference.
Michael Siegel is a professor of community health sciences at the Boston University School of Public Health.
Nicholas Simons is a project coordinator at the Rockefeller Institute of Government.
Read the report: "What Are the Most Effective Policies in Reducing Gun Homicides?"
Learn more about the Regional Gun Violence Research Consortium.
Policy Outsider from the Rockefeller Institute of Government explores and explains how decisions of law and policy shape our everyday lives. Created in 1981, the Rockefeller Institute of Government is the public policy research arm of the State University of New York. It conducts cutting-edge, nonpartisan research and policy analysis.