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.

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Reports Domestic Violence June 15, 2015

Domestic Abuse Protective Orders and Firearm Access in Rhode Island

Original research by Everytown for Gun Safety shows that people subject to final domestic abuse protective orders in Rhode Island are rarely required to turn in their guns, even when they are prohibited from firearm possession by federal law and there is evidence they have access to guns and pose a serious risk to their victims.

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Reports Domestic Violence May 13, 2015

A Census of Domestic Violence Gun Homicides in Arizona

“A Census of Domestic Violence Gun Homicides in Arizona” reveals that 62 percent of women killed by intimate partners in Arizona were shot to death, and the rate of intimate partner gun homicides in Arizona is 45 percent higher than the national average.

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Reports Domestic Violence March 3, 2015

When Domestic Abuse Becomes Murder

American women are 11 times more likely to be shot to death than women in other developed countries. But there are five critical steps that the Administration can take to address the lethal intersection of guns and domestic violence, keep guns out of dangerous hands, and make American women safer.
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.