3 Key Challenges in Combating the Sex Trafficking of Minors in the United States
Issue Brief There is growing recognition that the sex trafficking of children is an issue in the United States. But there is much work still to be done to effectively combat this crime and provide appropriate services and support to victims.
Young Guns: How Gun Violence is Devastating the Millennial Generation
Issue Brief On average, 33,000 Americans are killed with guns each year, and the burden of this violence falls disproportionately on young people.
The Gun Debate 1 Year After Newtown
Issue Brief The debate over background checks in the past year has devolved into sound bites, misstatements, and misunderstandings. But at its core, this proposal will enhance public safety and prevent dangerous people from easily acquiring guns.
Infographic: Washington State Is for Background Checks
Private sellers and buyers should be required to visit a Washington state gun dealer to conduct a background check and process a gun sale.
Parsing Myth from Reality in U.S. Gun Culture
Many of the popular notions that underlie American gun culture are based on a reality that never existed.
Pennsylvania Gun Owner: Why Universal Background Checks Will Make Us Safer
Video Larry Glick, former executive director of the National Tactical Officers Association, explains why universal background checks will help keep guns out of the hands of dangerous people.
License to Kill
Report Stand Your Ground laws, combined with weak state permitting laws that allow potentially dangerous individuals to carry concealed, loaded weapons in public with little law enforcement oversight or discretion, can produce deadly results.
Lost and Stolen Guns from Gun Dealers
Issue Brief Congressional budget restrictions have made it harder for police to stop guns from disappearing from gun-dealer inventories.
6 Ways Faith Communities Have Helped Prevent Gun Violence Since Newtown
Faith communities are playing an integral role in making communities safer through state gun-violence prevention laws in the wake of the Newtown shooting.
Recommendations for Executive Action to Combat Illegal Gun Trafficking and Gun Crime
Issue Brief There is much the president can do to address gun violence in our communities that does not require approval by Congress.
Preventing Domestic Abusers and Stalkers from Accessing Guns
Issue Brief Weaknesses in federal law and law enforcement leave untold numbers of women vulnerable to gun violence committed by men who have harassed, stalked, threatened, and terrorized them, often for years.
9 Reasons Why Progress on Stronger Gun Laws Is Within Reach
Issue Brief Even though the Senate failed to pass an amendment to require background checks for most gun sales, stronger gun laws are still within reach.
Advocates Continue Efforts to Prevent Gun Violence
In the wake of last week’s Senate vote against legislation to prevent gun violence, Americans must remember that their efforts to reduce gun violence are a marathon, not a sprint.
Thou Shall Not Kill: Faith Groups and Gun-Violence Prevention
Issue Brief In this brief, we examine the efforts of faith-based groups to prevent deaths caused by firearms through their work as first-responders, advocates, and prophetic voices against the scourge of gun violence.
America Under the Gun
Report A new CAP analysis suggests a relationship between weak state gun laws and high levels of gun violence.