Dr. Jill Messing: Understanding Risk Factors for Intimate Partner Homicide
New Data, Same Conclusion: Smart Gun Laws Save Lives
Smart gun laws save lives. That’s the fundamental thesis driving our work at Everytown for Gun Safety, and we pursued it with great success in 2023. Last year, state lawmakers passed a record-breaking 130 gun safety policies, while also blocking 95 percent of the gun lobby’s legislative agenda. But provisional numbers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show that gun violence hasn’t returned to pre-pandemic levels. This raises a pointed question: Does our work actually work? The answer is yes. Today, Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund released its 2024 state Gun Law Rankings, which once again show a clear correlation between states with strong gun laws and lower rates of gun violence. Here are three key takeaways:
Guide to Using Extreme Risk Orders to Save Lives
This guide presents the state of play in the 19 states with Extreme Risk laws and aims to lift up examples of effective implementation of these laws.
Two Decades of Suicide Prevention Laws: Lessons from National Leaders in Gun Safety Policy
In order to understand the wide variability in state-level firearm suicide rates, Everytown has examined the role of state gun safety policies.
The Changing Demographics of Gun Homicide Victims and How Community Violence Intervention Programs Can Help
Introduction Fatal shootings have increased dramatically across the US in recent years, following multiple interconnected events including COVID-19, an economic downturn,…
Road Rage Shootings Are Continuing to Surge
Reports of road rage shootings have increased significantly during the pandemic. With easy access to guns, road rage can turn deadly.
Gun Thefts from Cars: The Largest Source of Stolen Guns
Robos de armas en vehículos: la fuente más grande de armas robadas
Una investigación de Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund revela que los robos de armas en vehículos son la mayor fuente de armas robadas.