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Maps Background Checks March 23, 2016

Fatal Gaps

Background checks will only be effective if states submit the hundreds of thousands of mental health records still missing from the system. See how many mental health records your state has submitted.

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Legal Documents The Gun Lobby March 4, 2016

Amicus Brief: Kolbe v. Hogan

Everytown for Gun Safety filed this amicus brief in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit to urge the full court to reconsider a dangerous decision by a three-judge panel which would have subjected a Maryland gun law to the most rigorous form of judicial scrutiny and threatened legislators’ ability to adopt gun laws they believe necessary to protect public safety. On March 4, 2016, the full court agreed to rehear the case
Fact Sheets Guns in Public Places February 23, 2016

Florida SB 344: Expanding Stand Your Ground

The Florida Stand Your Ground law — which is associated with increased homicides and has a disproportionate effect on communities of color — already gives untrained civilians more leeway to shoot than the U.S. military gives soldiers in war zones.
Fact Sheets Domestic Violence February 9, 2016

Virginia Senate Bill 49

New legislation in Virginia does not explicitly require domestic abusers to turn in any firearms possessed at the time a protective order is issued and does not lay out any process for surrender.
Fact Sheets Domestic Violence February 4, 2016

How McAuliffe's Gun Deal Would Undermine Public Safety in Virginia

VA Senate Bill 610 would lower Virginia public safety standards by allowing dangerous and untrained people to carry hidden loaded guns throughout the state — people who could not qualify for a carry permit under Virginia law.

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