Debunking myths about gun violence

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Evidence-based solutions to gun violence in America have been shrouded by misinformation and political spin. But experts from Johns Hopkins are setting the record straight.

Following gun violence tragedies, familiar myths get recycled and recirculated—myths that distract from effective solutions and create smoke screens around the essential problem: We're more interested in protecting sellers and buyers of guns than in protecting the public, says Daniel Webster, co-director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Violence Solutions.

Read about the myths surrounding the issue of gun violence in America and what can be done to reduce it.

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