Tree of Life Synagogue Attack is 32nd Mass Shooting by a Concealed Handgun Permit Holder

Saturday’s assault rifle attack at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is the most recent mass shooting perpetrated by a concealed handgun permit holder. More>>

Fact Sheet: Mass Shootings Involving Concealed Handgun Permit Holders

NRA Has Worked for Decades to Block Efforts to Regulate Type of Explosive Reportedly Contained in Bombs Targeting Political Figures, Media, and Others

Numerous news sources report that at least some of the pipe bombs targeting political figures, the media, and others this week were constructed with black powder. Since the 1970s the NRA has worked to block federal regulation of black and smokeless powder. More>>

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>>