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Study: Community-driven Ceasefire weekends effective in reducing violence in Baltimore

A report published Thursday in the American Journal of Public Health (AJPH) dispelled some previous criticisms of the Baltimore Ceasefire movement’s effectiveness, instead finding there was an estimated 52 percent reduction in gun violence during Ceasefire weekends. The study, headed by Dr. Peter Phalen of the University of Maryland School of Medicine, examined the 6,024 […]