States with Weak Gun Laws and Higher Gun Ownership Lead Nation in Gun Deaths, New Data for 2017 Confirms

Just-released WISQARS data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Injury Prevention and Control show that states with the highest rates of overall gun death in the nation are those with weak gun violence prevention laws and higher rates of gun ownership according to a new VPC analysis. More>>

Enter the VPC’s Youth Against Gun Violence Scholarship Film Contest

Calling all high-school age youth who care about gun violence prevention! Enter your three-minute film or video in the VPC's Youth Against Gun Violence Scholarship Film Contest. More>>

At Least 22 Law Enforcement Officers Have Been Killed By Concealed Handgun Permit Holders Since 2007, Latest VPC Research Shows

Innocent victims, including law enforcement officers, continue to die at the hands of private citizens with permits to carry concealed handguns, according to Concealed Carry Killers, an online resource from the VPC that provides examples of non-self defense killings involving private citizens with permits to carry concealed handguns in public. More>>