Allowing domestic abusers to have easy access to guns has tragic consequences for women in Delaware.
Hate and Guns: A Terrifying Combination
America Under Fire
Framework for Action
Women Under the Gun
Violent Words, Violent Crimes
After two years of research into ATF's history, work, and challenges, CAP recommends merging it into the FBI to create a federal law enforcement agency with the leadership, resources, and political support necessary to help reform the gun industry and reduce gun violence in the United States.
Gun violence in an intimate partner context remains unacceptably high in the United States, and the burden of this violence frequently falls on people in dating relationships.
While the United States has some federal laws designed to prevent gun violence, these laws have significant gaps that allow dangerous people to have easy access to guns.
Women in Nevada face rates of gun homicide that are among the highest in the nation. State leaders need to take action to ensure that dangerous domestic abusers and stalkers do not have easy access to firearms.
4 Ideas That Could Begin to Reform the Criminal Justice System and Improve Police-Community Relations
There are concrete lessons to learn and ideas to implement that could turn a moment of anger and frustration into an opportunity to make positive change in our criminal justice system.
A criminal record can be a lifelong barrier to economic security and mobility—with adverse effects on families, communities, and our entire economy. The United States must craft policies to ensure that Americans with criminal records have a fair shot at a decent life for themselves and their families.
There are many facets of gun violence in Washington state that stand out as exception, unusual, or above the national average, and the state can do more to prevent gun deaths and keep guns out of the hands of dangerous people.
Some states have already enacted some of these policies, but many are falling short in enacting strong laws to protect women from fatal gun violence.
Twenty years after the enactment of the federal assault weapons ban and 10 years after it was allowed to expire, it is time to consider new ideas for regulating uniquely dangerous firearms.
The growing influence of the oil and gas industry on the NRA, Safari Club International, and Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation is reshaping the politics, policies, and priorities of American land and wildlife conservation.
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.
On average, 33,000 Americans are killed with guns each year, and the burden of this violence falls disproportionately on young people.
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.
Private sellers and buyers should be required to visit a Washington state gun dealer to conduct a background check and process a gun sale.