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Reducing Gun Violence in America: Evidence for Change

Reducing Gun Violence in America: Evidence for Change is designed to provide learners with the best available science and insights from top scholars across the country as well as the skills to understand which interventions are the most effective to offer a path forward for reducing gun violence in our homes, schools, and communities.


  • Daniel Webster, ScD
  • Cass Crifasi, PhD
  • Alex McCourt, PhD, MPH
  • Jon Vernick, JD, MPH

ERPO: A Civil Approach to Gun Violence Prevention Teach-Out

Evidence shows that 1 life is saved for every 10-20 Extreme Risk Protection Orders (ERPOs) issued. ERPOs are legally issued civil orders that allow people on the front lines to ask a court to prevent a person at imminent risk of harm to themselves or others from purchasing or possessing firearms during a critical period of risk. 


  • Josh Horwitz, JD
  • Shannon Frattaroli, PhD
  • Katherine Hoops, MD, MPH 

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