Marissa Edmund

Senior Policy Analyst



Marissa Edmund

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Marissa Edmund is the senior policy analyst for Gun Violence Prevention at American Progress. Prior to joining American Progress, she was the public policy coordinator at the National Network to End Domestic Violence, where she focused on data analysis, coalition engagement, and educating members of Congress and the public on the barriers faced by survivors of domestic violence.

Edmund holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.

Latest by Marissa Edmund

Delaware Will Benefit From a Permit-to-Purchase Law Report
Customer purchases a black gun, passing his ID/driver's license over the glass counter.

Delaware Will Benefit From a Permit-to-Purchase Law

While Delaware has already passed important bills to prevent gun violence, the state could take a major step forward by passing a permit-to-purchase law—a measure requiring a license to purchase a handgun.

Eugenio Weigend Vargas, Marissa Edmund, Traci Manza Murphy

Guns and Violence Against Women Report
Relinquished guns are displayed on a table.

Guns and Violence Against Women

Gender-based violence in the United States is fueled by unmitigated access to firearms, a lack of services for survivors, and dangerous narratives spread by the gun lobby.

Marissa Edmund