Misogyny, Extremism, and Gun Violence
The impact of violent misogyny, combined with the unique harm of violence involving guns, makes addressing it an urgent issue.
Armed Extremism Primer: Sovereign Citizens
Sovereign citizens fall under the umbrella of the wider right-wing anti-government extremist movement, which can include fixation on guns.
Broken & Bankrupt: The NRA in 2021
2021 has been a disaster for the NRA, and Wayne LaPierre in particular.
How Can We Prevent Gun Violence in American Schools?
School leaders and policymakers must support and implement strong gun safety laws and school-based interventions.
The Impact of Gun Violence on Latinx Communities
Latinx people in the United States are dying from gun violence every day and at rates disproportionate to their white peers.
A Deadly Year in Cities — And How Policymakers Can Respond
While the long term effects of COVID-19 still aren’t fully clear, it is evident that cities have experienced historic levels of violence.
Gun Law Navigator
The Gun Law Navigator is the largest historical database of modern U.S. gun laws.
Mass Shootings in America
Only through understanding the true nature of mass shootings can we begin to seek evidence-based solutions.
Not An Accident: Unintentional Shootings by Children
Every year, hundreds of children unintentionally shoot themselves or someone else after accessing unsecured guns. This is not an accident.
Gunfire on School Grounds
Since 2013, Everytown has tracked incidents of gunfire on school grounds to learn how often youth are affected by gun violence.
EveryStat: Gun Violence Data in Your Community
See how gun violence impacts communities by state, county, race and ethnicity, gender, and intent.
Gun Violence in America
We have gathered the most comprehensive, publicly available data to illustrate the magnitude of everyday gun violence.
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City Dashboard: Murder and Gun Homicide
Key Findings In 2020, murders and gun homicides increased in the US at record rates. In cities overall, murders increased by 33 percent, and gun…Data Tracker
Guide to Secure Gun Storage Devices
Secure gun storage can prevent theft and access by children, unauthorized users, and anyone who may pose a danger to themself or others.Report
El impacto de la violencia con armas de fuego en las comunidades latinx
Cada año, 3,800 personas latinx mueren de violencia con armas de fuego en los Estados Unidos.Fact Sheet
Methodological Note on Preventable Tragedies: Findings from the #NotAnAccident Index
This Note is a companion to the August 2021 “Preventable Tragedies” report. Definition Everytown defines an unintentional shooting by a child as an…Methodological Note
Preventable Tragedies: Findings from the #NotAnAccident Index
Every year, hundreds of children in the United States gain access to unsecured, loaded guns.Report
Armed Assembly: Guns, Demonstrations, and Political Violence in America
Armed demonstrations are nearly six times as likely to turn violent or destructive compared to unarmed demonstrations.Report
Calculate the Economic Cost of Gun Violence
Examining the economic consequences of gun violence is paramount to understanding just how extensive and expensive this crisis is.Data Tool
Armed Extremism Primer: The Boogaloo
The boogaloo movement has risen to national prominence as a new and dangerous subset of the extreme right in the United States.Fact Sheet
More Than Brawlers: The Proud Boys and Armed Extremism
Many far-right groups, including the Proud Boys, use fearmongering and conspiracy theories in an attempt to stop any reform of gun laws.Fact Sheet
Funding Summer Youth Programming Prevents Gun Violence
As cities develop their spending plan for American Rescue Plan funds, they should prioritize and plan funding for summer youth engagement anFact Sheet
The Firearms Industry and the Paycheck Protection Program
Despite a record year in sales and demand, the firearms industry received extensive support from the paycheck protection program in 2020.Report
Alternative Dispatch Programs
Creating alternative dispatch options that connect people in crisis with mental health services is key in preventing police gun violence.Fact Sheet
Invisible Wounds: Gun Violence and Community Trauma among Black Americans
Persistent gun violence is harming too many Black communities in the U.S., contributing to individual, family, and community-level trauma.Report
The Crime Gun Dashboard
Source: ATF Firearms Trace Data, 2015–2019 To understand the movement of guns recovered in connection with crimes—referred to as “crime guns”—Everytown Research…Data Tracker
Gun Violence and COVID-19 in 2020: A Year of Colliding Crises
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a pronounced impact on gun violence in the United States.Report
Hurdles to Healing: Fixing Victim Compensation Funds
VOCA victim compensation funds are available to survivors of gun violence, but obstacles and restrictions make the funds difficult to accessFact Sheet
American Rescue Plan for Gun Violence Reduction
For over a year, local officials have been on the front lines responding to the dual public health crises of COVID-19 and gun violence.Fact Sheet
The Danger of No-Questions-Asked Gun Sales Between Strangers
These stories are examples of tragedies that could have been prevented if a background check was required when the shooter bought their gun.Fact Sheet
Methodological Note for The Economic Cost of Gun Violence
Read the Report The Economic Cost of Gun Violence Report You can’t put a price on the…Methodological Note
The Economic Cost of Gun Violence
Federal, state, and local governments are spending a combined average of $34.8 million each day to deal with the aftermath of gun violence.Report
Community-Led Services for Survivors
Community-led services can assist survivors by responding to incidents of gun violence in their community and providing ongoing care in theFact Sheet
Unchecked: An Investigation of the Online Firearm Marketplace
The online firearm marketplace has emerged as a growing market for anonymous gun purchases through websites such as Armslist.Data Tracker
The Role of Guns & Armed Extremism in the Attack on the U.S. Capitol
The attack on the U.S. Capitol is the latest demonstration of the danger armed extremism poses to our democracy.Report
Stand Your Ground Laws Are A License to Kill
Stand Your Ground laws distort the public perception of lawful self-defense and encourage people to shoot first and ask questions later.Fact Sheet
The Danger of Guns on Campus
Guns on campus are likely to lead to more shootings, homicides, and suicides, and they’re unlikely to prevent mass shootings.Fact Sheet
Undeniable: How Long-Standing Loopholes in the Background Check System Have Been Exacerbated by COVID-19
Loopholes must be addressed to ensure that guns are not sold without a completed background check.Report
Methodological Note: A More Complete Picture
Read the Report A More Complete Picture: The Contours of Gun Injury in the United States Report…Methodological Note
A More Complete Picture: The Contours of Gun Injury in the United States
Nonfatal gunshot wounds account for an enormous portion of the gun violence epidemic in America.Report
Community-led Public Safety Strategies
Communities affected by gun violence need immediate and locally driven interventions in addition to larger scale policy reform.Fact Sheet
Methods Note: Firearm Suicide by Congressional District
Read the Report Firearm Suicide By Congressional District Report This methods note is a companion to…Methodological Note