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Undeniable: How Long-Standing Loopholes in the Background Check System Have Been Exacerbated by COVID-19
Loopholes must be addressed to ensure that guns are not sold without a completed background check.
A More Complete Picture: The Contours of Gun Injury in the United States
Nonfatal gunshot wounds account for an enormous portion of the gun violence epidemic in America.
Armed and Dangerous: How the Gun Lobby Enshrines Guns as Tools of the Extreme Right
What the dangerous confluence of reckless rhetoric, gun lobby influence, and armed extremism means for democracy.
Firearm Suicide By Congressional District
There are 52 firearm suicides on average per congressional district each year, yet there is district-level variation across the country.
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.
Every day, 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.
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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