But research shows that common-sense gun laws have a marked effect on improving women’s safety from gun violence. In states that require background checks for all handgun sales, 47 percent fewer women are killed with a gun by intimate partners. And state laws ensuring that convicted abusers or those subject to domestic violence restraining orders are separated from their firearms are also associated with reductions in gun violence against women.

Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence
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Reports Gun Violence Trends December 6, 2018

Mass Shootings in the United States: 2009-2017

Using FBI data and media reports, Everytown for Gun Safety developed an analysis of mass shootings that took place between January 2009 and December 2017.
Fact Sheets Domestic Violence September 29, 2016

Domestic Violence and Guns in Maine

Domestic abuse impacts the lives of hundreds of thousands of Americans every year, and guns in the hands of domestic abusers can turn abuse into murder.