But research shows that common-sense gun laws have a marked effect on improving women’s safety from gun violence. In states that require background checks for all handgun sales, 47 percent fewer women are killed with a gun by intimate partners. And state laws ensuring that convicted abusers or those subject to domestic violence restraining orders are separated from their firearms are also associated with reductions in gun violence against women.

Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence
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Videos Domestic Violence July 28, 2014

Scenes from Everytown: Domestic Violence PSA

In July 2014, Everytown for Gun Safety released a PSA urging viewers to take action to prevent domestic violence gun deaths.
Reports Domestic Violence June 16, 2014

Guns and Violence Against Women

Domestic violence in America is to a significant degree a problem of gun violence. Over the past 25 years, more intimate partner homicides in the U.S. have been committed with guns than with all other weapons combined.