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Gun Violence Prevention Topics

Background Checks and Gun Trafficking
State and Federal Firearms Data
Mental Health and Firearms
Firearm Suicide
Domestic Violence and Firearms
Public Opinion Polling
State and Federal Policies
Gun Ownership and Household Exposure
Risk Factors for Dangerous Gun Use

By the Numbers

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    Gun suicides account for more than half of the nation’s gun deaths.

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    92% of Americans support a measure requiring background checks on all potential gun buyers.

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    56% of Americans support a measure banning military-style assault weapons.

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  • 100,000

    More than 100,000 Americans injured or killed by guns every year.

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    An estimated 22% of gun transfers occur without a background check, so we need policies that are more effective.

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  • 5

    Every day, five women are killed with a gun, most often by a current or former intimate partner.

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Explore our Database of Gun Violence Prevention Resources

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Gun Violence Prevention and Justice Reform Myths and Facts About Gun Violence in America

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Gun Violence Prevention and Justice Reform Poll Shows Strong Support for Changes To Gun Laws

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Gun Violence Prevention and Justice Reform Mental Illness and Guns

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Gun Violence Prevention and Justice Reform Domestic Disputes and Guns: A Deadly Combination

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Gun Violence Prevention and Justice Reform Program To Track Violent Deaths Expands

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Gun Violence Prevention and Justice Reform Weakened Gun Laws Lead to More Homicides In Missouri

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Gun Violence Prevention and Justice Reform Using Data To Change Gun Policy

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Gun Violence Prevention and Justice Reform Executive Actions Emphasize Importance Of Background Checks To Prevent Gun Violence

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