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>>

VPC Statement in Support of Senator Feinstein’s Bill Banning Assault Weapons and High-Capacity Ammunition Magazines

Following Senator Dianne Feinstein’s (D-CA) introduction of a bill to ban semiautomatic assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition magazines, Violence Policy Center Legislative Director Kristen Rand issued the following statement More>>

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

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>>