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2022 Gun Law Rankings
Our annual Gun Law Rankings measure states based on 50 key gun safety measures. See where your state stands and what it needs to do to reduce gun violence.
The Economic Cost of Gun Violence
In an average year, gun violence in America kills 40,000 people, wounds nearly twice as many, and costs our nation $557 billion.
The Rise of Firearm Suicide Among Young Americans
Firearm suicide is having a devastating impact on American youth, particularly during COVID-19. But suicide can be prevented.
Gunfire on School Grounds
Since 2013, Everytown has tracked incidents of gunfire on school grounds to learn how often youth are affected by gun violence.
Five Things to Know About Crime Guns, Gun Trafficking, and Background Checks
The current patchwork of state laws makes it easy for individuals to traffic firearms from states with weaker gun laws.
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 110 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.Learn more
Mass Shootings in America
Everytown defines a mass shooting as any incident in which four or more people are shot and killed, excluding the shooter. By this definition, the United States experiences an average of 19 mass shootings every year.Learn More
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.Learn more