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Mass Shootings are Preventable

Each mass shooting sends shockwaves of pain and harm through families, communities, and the nation. Just like the daily gun violence that contributes to the more than 110 gun deaths each day in the United States, mass shootings are largely preventable through evidence-based policy interventions.

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City Dashboard: Murder and Gun Homicide

33% is the increase in the rate of gun homicides from 2019 to 2020.

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How Can We Prevent Gun Violence in American Schools?

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Guide to Secure Gun Storage Devices

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Disarm Hate: the Deadly Intersection of Guns and Hate Crimes

10k+ hate crimes in the U.S. involve a firearm in an average year.

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Undeniable: How Long-Standing Loopholes in the Background Check System Have Been Exacerbated by COVID-19

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Five Things to Know About Crime Guns, Gun Trafficking, and Background Checks

1.3 million crime guns were recovered by law enforcement in just five years.

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Gun Law Rankings

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Broken & Bankrupt: The NRA in 2021

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Unload, Lock, and Separate: Secure Storage Practices to Reduce Gun Violence

33% of youth suicides and unintentional deaths are prevented by securing guns.

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The Role of Guns & Armed Extremism in the Attack on the U.S. Capitol

Protesters seen all over Capitol building where pro-Trump supporters riot and breached the Capitol in Washington, DC on January 6, 2021. Rioters broke windows and breached the Capitol building in an attempt to overthrow the results of the 2020 election. Police used buttons and tear gas grenades to eventually disperse the crowd. Rioters used metal bars and tear gas as well against the police.

Community-Led Services for Survivors

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Invisible Wounds: Gun Violence and Community Trauma among Black Americans

11 min Every 11 minutes, a Black American is shot and wounded.

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Armed Assembly: Guns, Demonstrations, and Political Violence in America

The Impact of Gun Violence on Latinx Communities

4.1k Latinx people die from gun violence in the US each year.

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Misogyny, Extremism, and Gun Violence

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When the Shooting Stops: The Impact of Gun Violence on Survivors in America

90% of gun violence survivors report experiencing trauma from the incident.

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More Than Brawlers: The Proud Boys and Armed Extremism

Pro-Trump protesters, including Proud Boys like Joe Biggs (in gray plaid, center) gather in front of the U.S. Capitol Building on January 6, 2021 in Washington, DC.

Alternative Dispatch Programs

<4% Fewer than 4 percent of 911 calls are related to violent crime, even in cities with high homicide rates.

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Hurdles to Healing: Fixing Victim Compensation Funds

The Economic Cost of Gun Violence

Unchecked: An Investigation of the Online Firearm Marketplace

1.2 million online firearm ads did not require background checks in 2018.

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A License to Kill: Shoot First Laws, also known as Stand Your Ground

Stand Your Ground Laws encourage people to shoot first and ask questions later

Ending Armed Assaults on Democracy

Supporters of President Donald Trump climb the west wall of the the U.S. Capitol

How the Strongest Gun Safety Administration in American History Can Address Gun Violence Through Executive Action

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Download the Demand Action volunteer app to start taking action.

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