Mexico’s lawsuit against major U.S. arms manufacturers and distributors is a reminder of the fact that America’s gun violence epidemic extends well beyond its own borders.
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The Gun Industry in America
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Gun Violence in America: A State-by-State Analysis
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Wisconsin’s 2011 concealed carry law has been linked to higher levels of gun violence in the state—and policymakers must take action to correct the problem.
U.S. firearms are trafficked with alarming frequency, increasing violence in the United States and across international borders.
As more states pass campus carry laws, Congress and the Biden administration should intervene to protect college students and employees from gun violence.
Safe storage practices can help to keep children safe, deter gun theft, and avoid preventable gun-related deaths and injuries.
This year, President Biden and the ATF announced a proposed rule that would finally begin to make strides in regulating "ghost guns" and taking them off our streets.
The Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act prevents the gun industry from being held accountable for harm caused and disincentivizes the industry from ensuring consumer safety.
Serious gaps in federal law allow loopholes for some domestic violence abusers to access firearms, intensifying harm in moments that are already dangerous for survivors.
Homemade firearms that can be procured without a background check and do not have serial numbers, known as ghost guns, pose unique risks to community safety.
Gun violence is not inevitable. The Senate must protect our communities through stronger gun laws.
While more must be done to shrink the footprint of the U.S. criminal justice system, the national dialogue around reform during summer 2020 has inspired transformative ideas and tangible policies that can be built on moving forward.
In this fact sheet series, the Center for American Progress will answer some of the most frequently asked questions about key policy issues related to gun violence prevention.
A dangerous gap in federal law allows gun dealers to proceed with a sale before a background check has been completed—enabling people who are otherwise prohibited from gun possession to continue to buy guns.
Extreme risk protection orders provide a much-needed remedy to temporarily remove firearms during a period of temporary crisis.
While Nevada has taken steps to strengthen gun laws in recent years, much more must be done to protect Nevada communities from gun violence.