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Reports Gun Violence Trends April 11, 2017

Mass Shootings in the United States: 2009-2016

Using FBI data and media reports, Everytown for Gun Safety developed an analysis of mass shootings that took place between January 2009 and December 2016.
Litigation Documents Background Checks February 6, 2017

Everytown Files Brief Urging Supreme Court to Grant Cert of Third Circuit’s Unworkable Decision in Binderup v. Attorney General

Everytown for Gun Safety filed this brief in the U.S. Supreme Court, urging the Court to grant a writ of certiorari to review the Third Circuit’s unworkable opinion in Binderup v. Attorney General. If left intact by the Supreme Court, the opinion by the Third Circuit would impose overwhelming burdens on the background check system, the courts and federal and state prosecutors.
Fact Sheets Background Checks July 10, 2015

The Charleston Shooting, NICS Background Checks, and Default Proceeds

Federal law requires that licensed gun dealers run criminal background checks on all potential gun buyers. But due to a National Rifle Association-backed amendment to the 1994 Brady Bill, the law allows sales to proceed after three business days have passed after the check begins—even if background check operators have not confirmed the buyer is legally allowed to have guns.
Polls Background Checks July 30, 2014

2014 National Survey of Women Voters' Attitudes Toward Gun Violence Prevention

In July 2014, Purple Insights conducted a nationwide survey of women voters on behalf of Everytown, with an oversample of Republican/Independent voters.
Polls Background Checks October 20, 2012

2012 Frank Luntz National Poll of Gun Owners and NRA Members

by Mayors Against Illegal Guns

In the summer of 2012, polling conducted by conservative pollster Frank Luntz on behalf of Mayors Against Illegal Guns shows that NRA members and gun owners overwhelmingly support a variety of laws designed to keep guns away from dangerous people, including requiring background checks for all gun sales.