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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.

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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.

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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.

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License to Kill

Stand Your Ground laws, combined with weak state permitting laws that allow potentially dangerous individuals to carry concealed, loaded weapons in public with little law enforcement oversight or discretion, can produce deadly results.

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Lost and Stolen Guns from Gun Dealers

Congressional budget restrictions have made it harder for police to stop guns from disappearing from gun-dealer inventories.

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Preventing Domestic Abusers and Stalkers from Accessing Guns

Weaknesses in federal law and law enforcement leave untold numbers of women vulnerable to gun violence committed by men who have harassed, stalked, threatened, and terrorized them, often for years.

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Advocates Continue Efforts to Prevent Gun Violence

In the wake of last week’s Senate vote against legislation to prevent gun violence, Americans must remember that their efforts to reduce gun violence are a marathon, not a sprint.

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Thou Shall Not Kill: Faith Groups and Gun-Violence Prevention

In this brief, we examine the efforts of faith-based groups to prevent deaths caused by firearms through their work as first-responders, advocates, and prophetic voices against the scourge of gun violence.

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America Under the Gun

A new CAP analysis suggests a relationship between weak state gun laws and high levels of gun violence.

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Measuring Gun Violence Across the 50 States

This interactive map shows a state-by-state survey of 10 measures of gun violence drawn from FBI, ATF, and CDC data. The measures are aggregated to show that states with weak gun laws have higher rates of gun violence, and states with stronger gun laws have lower rates of gun violence.

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What the Public Really Thinks About Guns

There is clear consensus around a variety of common-sense gun laws, as well as consensus around what limits are unacceptable. Congress is fighting over questions that are simply not controversial.

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