The study recommends that people who have been involuntarily committed for psychiatric treatment should temporarily not be allowed to have guns. There is a window of time around such a hospitalization when violence is more likely.
Because alcohol and drug abuse increase the chance of violent behavior, people with more than one DUI or drug conviction in a certain time period should be restricted from having guns. States should restrict gun rights for people with domestic violence restraining orders, and violent misdemeanor convictions.
There should be a legal way for police to take guns from a person in an emergency, even without a warrant, the report recommends.