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Unveiling the Impact of Firearms in Illinois: Insights from the IVDRS

The Illinois Violent Death Reporting System (IVDRS) under the Buehler Center for Health Policy and Economics tracks violent deaths across the state and adds nuance to the bigger picture. Through analysis of suicides and homicide-suicides in Illinois, IVDRS researchers confirmed a high prevalence of firearms in these cases. Let’s explore what this means in context.

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