New York lawmakers’ attempt to regulate guns will result in significant legal challenges.
Given the dangers of gun ownership, the firearms industry should be subject to warning label requirements.
Attempts to regulate “assault weapons” will be futile as long as the term lacks a clear definition.
An economic approach more fully captures the cost of gun violence than a public health approach.
Lack of quality data hinders policymakers’ ability to create effective gun regulation.
Policymakers should deploy strategies beyond regulation to reduce gun-related harm.
Firearms law and regulatory scholars must come together to tackle the gun control problem.
Existing and proposed federal regulations on gun dealers are inadequate.
Lobbying and appropriations limits undermine the enforcement of gun regulations.
Recent research confirms that guns’ lethality increases with their caliber.
Experts address the promise and potential limitations of gun control measures.