protecting kids and communities
Since 2015, there have been an average of nearly 350 unintentional shootings by children per year. This translates to roughly 1 shooting each day.
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Every day, 100 Americans are killed with guns.
That’s why Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund seeks to improve our understanding of the causes of gun violence and the means to reduce it.
How to End Gun violence
In 2019, Everytown will promote a gun safety agenda to strengthen the background check system, protect kids and communities, disarm domestic abusers, combat daily gun violence, and hold the gun industry accountable.
The largest database of US gun laws, drawing on Everytown for Gun Safety’s survey of state laws from 1991.
Gun Violencein America
The effects of gun violence extend far beyond casualties—everyday gun violence including gun homicides, suicides, unintentional shootings, and more.
Federal law only requires a background check when the firearm seller is a licensed gun dealer. Other sales—including unlicensed sales negotiated over the internet—are unregulated and unchecked.
Every day, 100 Americans are killed with guns. Join Everytown and help build awareness about gun violence in America and become part of the solution.
Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund researches the causes of gun violence and builds public awareness about the problem and its solutions.Donate Now