The Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act provides the gun industry unprecedented immunity from liability and cuts off access to the courts for valid lawsuits seeking to hold it accountable. Congress must act to repeal this harmful law.
America Under Fire
Framework for Action
Women Under the Gun
Violent Words, Violent Crimes
Creating Safe and Healthy Living Environments for Low-Income Families
The state of South Carolina has both some of the weakest gun laws and some of the highest levels of gun violence in the country.
With the ever-present threat of lone-wolf and homegrown terrorists perpetrating attacks on American soil, it is important to close the terror gap in order to prevent known terror suspects from easily purchasing guns.
Despite claims to the contrary, there is no evidence to suggest that the “Hands Up” movement has caused the police to stand down.
A number of aspects of gun violence and gun-related crime in Virginia are exceptional or above the national average, and there is much state leaders could do to strengthen the state’s laws and prevent gun deaths.
The effects of mass incarceration ripple across the United States and affect all Americans. Congress should seize the historic opportunity to begin to repair the U.S. criminal justice system.
As recent events place Baltimore’s history of racial tension and institutional discrimination at the center of public attention, a new report outlines a path for police reform.
Baltimore activists offer six ideas to make the Baltimore Police Department more accountable, transparent, and effective at preventing and solving serious crimes.
The current regulation defining who is required to obtain a federal firearms license should be revised to ensure that high-volume gun sellers are required to conduct background checks for all sales.
The disciplinary use of suspension and expulsion for the nation’s youngest students—particularly African American students—has long-term damaging effects on children, as well as society as a whole.