Gun Violence


Ensuring Domestic Violence Survivors’ Safety Report

Ensuring Domestic Violence Survivors’ Safety

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.

Robin Bleiweis, Osub Ahmed

The Gun Industry in America Report
Weapons are on display at a gun shop in Virginia, as gun and ammunition sales in the United States have skyrocketed during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Getty/Yasin Ozturk)

The Gun Industry in America

The national debate over gun violence rarely focuses attention on the role of the gun industry in enabling this public health crisis.

Chelsea Parsons, Eugenio Weigend Vargas, Rukmani Bhatia

Dangerous Gaps in Gun Laws Exposed by the Coronavirus Gun Sale Surge Report
 (Shoppers wait in line outside of a Gun World store.)

Dangerous Gaps in Gun Laws Exposed by the Coronavirus Gun Sale Surge

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.

Chelsea Parsons, Rukmani Bhatia

Transforming the Culture of Power Report
 (Protesters against U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh demonstrate at the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., on October 6, 2018.)

Transforming the Culture of Power

Dismantling the culture of power that sustains and fuels gender-based violence requires a comprehensive, national strategy that connects meaningful policy solutions across the diverse issues affecting survivors and communities.

Jocelyn Frye, Shilpa Phadke, Robin Bleiweis, 6 More Maggie Jo Buchanan, Danielle Corley, Osub Ahmed, Rebecca Cokley, Laura E. Durso, Chelsea Parsons

Bullet Control Report
 (A stack of 30-round and other high-capacity clips for use in an AR-15 is pictured on a table surface in a shooting range.)

Bullet Control

While national attention is primarily focused on gaps in U.S. gun laws, weak oversight of the ammunition industry also exacerbates gun violence.

Chelsea Parsons, Rukmani Bhatia

Guns, Lies, and Fear Report
An attendee walks by photographs of National Rifle Association executive vice president and CEO Wayne LaPierre (R), NRA chief lobbyist Chris Cox, and NRATV commentator Dana Loesch outside the NRA Annual Meeting and Exhibits at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center on May 5, 2018, in Dallas. (Getty/Justin Sullivan)

Guns, Lies, and Fear

The National Rifle Association uses messaging strategies employed by dictators and demagogues to advance its gun rights narrative within the United States.

Rukmani Bhatia

Smart Investments for Safer Schools Report

Smart Investments for Safer Schools

To ensure safe and healthy learning environments, policymakers and schools must invest in evidence-based solutions—not reactionary spending that only makes the public feel safer.

Bayliss Fiddiman, Ashley Jeffrey, Scott Sargrad

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