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2024 Gun Law Rankings

Our annual Gun Law Rankings measure states based on 50 key gun safety policies. See where your state stands and what it needs to do to reduce gun violence.

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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.

Every day, more than 120 people in the United States are killed with guns and more than 200 are shot and wounded. The gun homicide rate in the U.S. is 26 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.

Gun Violence in America

We have gathered the most comprehensive, publicly available data to illustrate the magnitude of everyday gun violence.

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Mass Shootings in the United States

Mass shootings haunt our nation’s collective conscience. Each breaking-news alert floods the nation with grief, fear, and anger at the countless acts of preventable violence.

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Although the impact of gun violence is felt throughout the United States, its contours vary widely by state, county, race and ethnicity, gender, and intent. EveryStat helps users understand how gun violence impacts the communities they care about.

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