Americans are 25 times more likely to be shot and killed with guns than people in other developed countries. This uniquely American problem can be addressed by evidenced-policies that have been shown to reduce crime, prevent gun violence, and save lives. By researching the patterns in gun violence in America and the holes in our laws that continue to allow dangerous people to get guns, we can further develop and improve the policies that will help save lives.

Gun Violence Trends

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Fact Sheets Gun Violence Trends February 5, 2018

Gun Violence by the Numbers

Everytown is committed to using the most comprehensive, up-to-date sources of data to measure America’s unprecedented levels of gun violence.

Everytown files Amicus Brief in Support of California's Large Capacity Magazine Prohibition (Duncan v. Becerra)

Everytown for Gun Safety filed this amicus brief in the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in a case challenging California's prohibition on large capacity magazines.
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.
Fact Sheets Gun Violence Trends June 22, 2015

Fast Facts about Gun Violence, Hate Crimes, and the Policies that Will Save Lives

The terrorist shooting at the Emanuel AME Church, which is being investigated as a hate crime, reflects our country's broader problem of gun violence and its disproportionate impact on communities of color.