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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Infographics Gun Violence Trends July 24, 2018

GUN VIOLENCE IN AMERICA

The effects of gun violence extend far beyond these casualties—gun violence shapes the lives of millions of Americans who witness it, know someone who was shot, or live in fear of the next shooting. In order to illustrate the magnitude of everyday gun violence, Everytown has gathered the most comprehensive, publicly available data.
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.