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Do Gun Laws Reduce Gun Deaths?

“Do gun laws reduce gun deaths?”  In a word, yes. In the past, there was little evidence on the connections between firearm laws and gun violence. But over the past several years, despite a ban on federally funded gun violence research, researchers have assembled and analyzed data to draw some significant conclusions. In 2017, a study published in the Journal

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#GivingTuesday

Tuesday November 27th is #GivingTuesday, an international day of giving. People all over the world will be giving to the charities closest to their hearts. I hope you’ll choose to make a tax deductible donation to The Safe Tennessee Project on this important day, because our goal of $5,000 is our most ambitious ever!  What happens if we succeed? Well, with

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What can be done to address gun violence in America? A lot, actually.

What can be done to address gun violence in America?  American gun violence is complicated. While there is no one single law that will forever end it, there are many evidenced-based policies that can reduce the number of people, including children, shot and killed every year in mass shootings, homicides, domestic violence shootings, firearm suicides, and unintentional shootings. Here are

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