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Gauging the impact of gun background checks
  1. Ted Alcorn
  1. Correspondence to Ted Alcorn, Independent public health and public safety consultant, New York City, NY 11221, USA; ted.alcorn{at}gmail.com

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Castillo-Carniglia and coauthors1 make a valuable contribution to the field of violence prevention by examining the wave of states that newly require background checks for all gun sales. Their critical examination of this policy, for which their own prior research provided essential support, attests to their commitment to developing effective measures for reducing gun violence. Still, their observation that the enacted laws were not associated with …

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