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The Rise of Firearm Suicide among Young Americans
Death by suicide is a significant public health problem that claims the lives of thousands of young people in the US each year.
The Impact of Active Shooter Drills in Schools
Since the 1999 Columbine shooting, active shooter drills have proliferated in America’s school systems at an exponential rate.
Gun Violence and the Police
Every year, police in America shoot and kill more than 1,000 people.
Gun Violence and COVID-19
The US has seen the collision of two major public health crises: COVID-19 and gun violence.
See how gun violence impacts communities by state, county, race and ethnicity, gender, and intent.
Our groundbreaking original research seeks to understand the causes of gun violence in order to develop evidence-based solutions to America's gun violence crisis.
Everyday, more than 100 people in the United States are killed with guns and 200 more are shot and wounded. The gun homicide rate in the U.S. is 25 times higher than that of other developed countries. Data and research shows that common-sense public safety laws can reduce gun violence and save lives.
Protecting Kids & Communities
Gun Violence & COVID-19
Gun Violence in America
We have gathered the most comprehensive, publicly available data to illustrate the magnitude of everyday gun violence.Learn more
Mass Shootings in America
The popular perception may be that mass shootings are the nation’s largest share of gun deaths but the data tells a different and more complex story. Mass shootings are the tip of the iceberg of America's gun violence crisis.Learn More
Gun Law Navigator
Compare the strength of state gun laws, track trends over time, and identify gaps in the gun laws in your stateGun Law Navigator