More Than 1,250 Non-Self Defense Deaths Involving Concealed Carry Killers Since 2007, Latest Violence Policy Center Research Shows

Innocent victims continue to die at the hands of private citizens with permits to carry concealed handguns, according to ongoing research from the VPC. Concealed handgun permit holders are responsible for 1,259 deaths not involving self defense since 2007. More>>

Eleven Murder-Suicides Occur Across America Each Week, Claiming More Than 1,300 Lives Annually, VPC Study Finds

More than 1,300 people died in murder-suicides in America in 2017 and 91 percent of the killers used a gun, according to a comprehensive new study by the VPC. This is the sixth edition of the VPC’s American Roulette: Murder-Suicide in the United States. More>>


Violence Policy Center Statement on Nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to U.S. Supreme Court

Following the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court, Violence Policy Center Legislative Director Kristen Rand issued the following statement. More>>