Virginia Under the Gun

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.


Fact Sheets: Federal Legislative Gun Issues

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.



9 Things to Know About Gun Violence in Washington State

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.


Fact Sheets: Protecting Women from Gun Violence

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.



Assault Weapons Revisited

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.



Women Under the Gun

Intimate partner violence is a key driver of homicides of women, and weak gun laws at the federal and state levels leave far too many women facing a fatal end to their abuse.


Protecting Women from Gun Violence

Levels of gun violence remain unacceptably high in this country, and judging from the daily toll of gun murders to the extraordinary acts of mass violence such as the one that occurred in Isla Vista just days ago, women are too often the targets of gun violence.

Please join the Center for American Progress, Americans for Responsible Solutions, and the National Domestic Violence Hotline for a discussion on policy solutions to protect women from gun violence.

The Corcoran’s Frances and Armand Hammer Auditorium , 500 17th Street NW , New York Street Entrance, Washington, D.C., , 20006


The Gun Debate 1 Year After Newtown

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.