A new CAP analysis finds that robberies and aggravated assaults in which a gun is not fired but is used as a threat occur frequently and have significant impacts on victims in the United States.
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The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives should overhaul its current spending priorities to better reflect the agency’s unique value-add to gun violence prevention efforts.
The gun lobby has manipulated the human rights framework to the detriment to public safety, violating fundamental human rights within the United States.
The national debate over gun violence rarely focuses attention on the role of the gun industry in enabling this public health crisis.
The coronavirus crisis has led to a dangerous surge in gun sales, which has given new urgency to addressing the gaps in federal and state gun laws that allow unregulated access to firearms.
The decision to buy a gun should be informed by data and research, not fear and anxiety.
Gun theft is rampant in states across the country, leaving all of our communities vulnerable to violent gun crime.
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States could save lives by passing tougher gun laws, but gerrymandering keeps progress out of reach.
Putting an end to gerrymandering could lead to tougher gun legislation at the state level—and, as a result, safer communities.
While gun violence is a uniquely American problem, the specific impact varies widely from state to state.
Weak laws in the United States, along with high rates of gun manufacturing, fosters an environment ripe for cross-border gun trafficking, wreaking havoc within Mexico.
Dismantling the culture of power that sustains and fuels gender-based violence requires a comprehensive, national strategy that connects meaningful policy solutions across the diverse issues affecting survivors and communities.
While national attention is primarily focused on gaps in U.S. gun laws, weak oversight of the ammunition industry also exacerbates gun violence.
This fact sheet provides policy recommendations to address the weak oversight of the ammunition industry.