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America Under Fire

While many factors influence rates of gun violence in a state, the link between weak gun laws and higher rates of gun violence cannot be ignored.

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Violent Words, Violent Crimes

Anti-government extremism, tensions over control of public lands, and easy access to guns collide in Nevada, with devastating consequences.

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Pennsylvania Under the Gun

While Pennsylvania has instituted important measures to prevent gun violence, more can be done to strengthen its laws and reduce gun-related crimes.

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Temporary Restraining Orders and Gun Violence in Connecticut

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.

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Hate and Guns: A Terrifying Combination

Congress and state legislatures should pass laws that prevent individuals convicted of hate crimes from buying or possessing firearms.

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Nevada Gun Violence

Nevada is home to some of the nation’s highest rates of gun deaths and weakest gun laws.

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Enhancing Oversight of Gun Dealers in Illinois

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.

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Framework for Action

State executives have many options for adopting policies and programs to address gun violence in their state that do not require legislative action.

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South Carolina Gun Violence

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.

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