The Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act prevents the gun industry from being held accountable for harm caused and disincentivizes the industry from ensuring consumer safety.
Serious gaps in federal law allow loopholes for some domestic violence abusers to access firearms, intensifying harm in moments that are already dangerous for survivors.
Homemade firearms that can be procured without a background check and do not have serial numbers, known as ghost guns, pose unique risks to community safety.
Gun violence is not inevitable. The Senate must protect our communities through stronger gun laws.
A dangerous gap in federal law allows gun dealers to proceed with a sale before a background check has been completed—enabling people who are otherwise prohibited from gun possession to continue to buy guns.
Extreme risk protection orders provide a much-needed remedy to temporarily remove firearms during a period of temporary crisis.
While Nevada has taken steps to strengthen gun laws in recent years, much more must be done to protect Nevada communities from gun violence.
The start of a new Congress and a new administration presents a crucial opportunity to make progress in reducing gun violence.
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.
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.
Existing support systems for domestic violence survivors are proving inadequate during the pandemic and point to the need for a stronger nationwide infrastructure connecting survivors to vital supports and services.
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.