What are Extreme Risk Laws?
Extreme risk laws temporarily removing guns from a person in crisis
What are Assault Weapons and Large-Capacity Magazines?
These weapons of war have no place on American streets.
How to Support Survivors and People Impacted by Gun Violence
Mental health resources to support those affected by gun violence
What Are Ghost Guns?
Ghost guns are unregulated firearms that anyone can buy and build without a background check.
Firearm Suicide Risk Among Veterans and Military Service Members
Every day, 17 veterans die by suicide; 68% are by firearm.
What are “Stand Your Ground Laws?”
Under the guise of self-defense, “Stand Your Ground” laws legally allow a person to use a firearm to shoot and kill another person anywhere, at any time.
Gun Suicide Across the States
In order to end gun violence we must address gun suicide, which accounts for 61 percent of all gun deaths in America.
What is Firearm Microstamping?
Microstamping technology imprints a unique marking, a micro stamp, on the bullet casing of a firearm. When the bullet casing is recovered at a crime scene, law enforcement will have access to the make and model of the firearm to help trace crime guns.
Hate Crimes and Gun Violence
Firearms have proven to make hate crimes more deadly. However, under current federal law, those convicted of misdemeanor-level hate crimes can still possess and purchase firearms.
What is PLCAA?
The Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act (PLCAA) contributes to gun violence by enabling the gun industry to avoid accountability.
Trends in Gun Sales
Estimated increases in gun sales across the United States based on background check data from the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS)