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Reducing Gun Violence: Is There a Role for Health Philanthropy?

July 10, 2007

Every year, approximately 30,000 Americans lose their lives to gun violence. Efforts to reduce this tragic toll raise important questions: How can gun violence be prevented? Would restrictions on gun access make a difference? Should certain types of firearms be banned? Foundations can play a role in finding answers to these and other questions. They also have opportunities to develop, test, and replicate violence prevention strategies.


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