A strong majority of American adults over 50—including the 37% of older adults who own guns or live with someone who does—supports specific steps that could reduce the risk of firearm injury and death, according to a University of Michigan study.

The new national study shows support among older adults for everything from firearm safety counseling by health care providers and background checks for firearm purchasers to “red flag” policies that allow for temporary firearm removal from people at high risk of harming themselves or others.

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