VPC footer

 

Concealed Carry Killers
States with Weak Gun Laws and Higher Gun Ownership Lead Nation in Gun Deaths, New Data for 2013 Confirms
Newly available data for 2013 reveals that states with weak gun violence prevention laws and higher rates of gun ownership have the highest overall gun death rates in the nation. More>>
VPC's Josh Sugarmann on The Huffington Post

Behind Closed Doors in Vegas, Militarized Gun Industry Sells, Sells, Sells

This week, ArmaLite is just one of the many gunmakers that will be hawking their wares at the annual trade show for the firearms industry, known as the SHOT Show. More>>
    
 
      

 
As the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) hawks its militarized products at its annual SHOT Show in Las Vegas, gun violence prevention activists protest at NSSF headquarters in Newtown, calling for gun industry responsibility. Video by Newtown Action Alliance’s Sue Roman.




 

Missouri Ranks #1 for Black Homicide Victimization
Missouri leads the nation in the rate of black homicide victimization with a rate of 34.98 per 100,000, nearly two times the national black homicide victimization rate and more than seven times the overall homicide rate nationwide, according to a new analysis by the VPC. More>>

 



VPC Identifies Over 500 Concealed Carry Killers, Including an NRA Lifetime Member
The VPC has documented 506 fatal non-self defense incidents since 2007 resulting from private citizens legally allowed to carry concealed handguns, and this number almost certainly represents a fraction of the actual total. More>>

Mass Shootings in the United States Involving High-Capacity Ammunition Magazines
More>>

      

vpc feeds

VPC footer

All contents © 2010 Violence Policy Center. Our site map is now available