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Gun Violence Survivors in America

The United States is a nation of gun violence survivors. As this report shows, 59 percent of adults report that they or someone they know or care about have experienced gun violence in their lifetime.

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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

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

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

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Firearm Suicide By Congressional District

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A Deadly Year in Cities — And How Policymakers Can Respond

21.8 million guns were sold in 2020.

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A More Complete Picture: The Contours of Gun Injury in the United States

Armed and Dangerous: How the Gun Lobby Enshrines Guns as Tools of the Extreme Right

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The Rise of Firearm Suicide Among Young Americans

42% is the increase in firearm suicides in young people over the past decade.

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The Impact of Active Shooter Drills in Schools

Gun Violence and the Police


Gun Violence and COVID-19 in 2020: A Year of Colliding Crises

Update Background Check Laws

22% of Americans report acquiring their most recent gun without a background check.

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Untraceable: The Rising Specter of Ghost Guns

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Taking Care of Yourself

VOCA Grants for Violence Reduction

$2.3 billion is the annual average allocation of Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) victim assistance funds to all states and territories.

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CityGRIP: Your data-driven blueprint for gun violence prevention

Mass Shootings in America

Map of the united states with dots denoting the locations of mass shootings since 2010

EveryStat: A one-stop-shop for gun violence statistics on the local, state, and national levels.

Those Who Serve: Addressing Firearm Suicide Among Military Veterans

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Guns and Violence Against Women: America’s Uniquely Lethal Intimate Partner Violence Problem

70 women are shot and killed by an intimate partner every month.

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Download the Demand Action volunteer app to start taking action.

Painted lettering for 'Together we will end gun violence'