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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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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

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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Community Resources

Gunfire on School Grounds in the United States

Addressing Firearm Suicide in the United States

3x access to firearms triples the risk of suicide.

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Keeping Our Schools Safe: A Plan for Preventing Mass Shootings and Ending All Gun Violence in American Schools

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Gun Violence in America

26x The US gun homicide rate is 26 times that of other high-income countries.

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Community-led Public Safety Strategies

The Impact of Gun Violence on Children and Teens

14x Black children and teens in the US are 14 times more likely than their white counterparts to die by gun homicide.

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Better Background Checks

4M illegal gun sales have been blocked since 1994.

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Download the Demand Action volunteer app to start taking action.

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