This interactive map shows how each state ranks in terms of overall levels of gun violence.
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For political leaders to find the humanity and will to do the right thing, Americans must recognize that gun violence is an issue that affects everyone.
While Pennsylvania has instituted important measures to prevent gun violence, more can be done to strengthen its laws and reduce gun-related crimes.
While New Jersey has taken important steps to protect victims of domestic violence from gun violence, more can be done to keep guns out of the hands of abusers.
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Connecticut has strong gun laws, but one significant loophole leaves victims of intimate partner violence vulnerable to gun violence: The state does not prohibit abusers subject to temporary restraining orders from possessing or purchasing guns.
For two decades, public health research on gun violence has been stifled by a restrictive law and lack of funding.
Congress and state legislatures should pass laws that prevent individuals convicted of hate crimes from buying or possessing firearms.
Nevada is home to some of the nation’s highest rates of gun deaths and weakest gun laws.
Enactment of state gun-dealer licensing would be an effective tool for increasing oversight of the gun industry in Illinois and ensuring that dealers retain control over their dangerous inventory.