More Than 1,350 Non-Self Defense Deaths Involving Concealed Carry Killers Since 2007, Latest VPC 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 at least 1,358 deaths not involving self defense since 2007, VPC research shows. More>>

Nearly 2,000 Women Murdered by Men in One Year, VPC Study Finds

Nearly 2,000 women were murdered by men in 2017 and the most common weapon used was a gun, according to the most recent edition of the VPC study When Men Murder Women: An Analysis of 2017 Homicide Data. Each year the VPC releases this report in advance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October. More>>

VPC Announces Youth Against Gun Violence Scholarship Film Contest

The VPC today announced the launch of the 2019 Youth Against Gun Violence Scholarship Film Contest. The national competition seeks to amplify the voices of teens and young adults facing the reality of gun violence and the growing movement among young people to reduce gun death and injury. More>>