Self-Defense Gun Use is Rare, New Violence Policy Center Study Confirms

New research from the VPC confirms that, contrary to what the firearms industry and gun lobby claim, private citizens rarely use guns to kill criminals or stop crimes. More>>

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>>


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>>