Nearly 75,000 Hispanics Have Died by Gunfire in the U.S. Since 2001, Almost Two-Thirds of the Deaths are Homicides, Study Finds

Nearly 75,000 Hispanics were killed with guns in the United States from 2001 through 2021 according to the new VPC study Hispanic Victims of Lethal Firearms Violence in the United States. During this 21-year period, 47,119 Hispanics died in gun homicides, 23,686 died in gun suicides, 1,184 died from unintentional gun deaths, and 2,505 died in other firearm deaths. More>>

The Violence Policy Center and One Aim Illinois Release New Study Detailing Gun Violence in Illinois

Guns claimed the lives of nearly 2,000 Illinois residents in 2021 according to Gun Death in Illinois, a new joint report by One Aim Illinois, the state’s leading gun violence prevention organization, and the Violence Policy Center. More>>

More Than 2,500 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 at least 2,512 deaths not involving self-defense since 2007, VPC research shows. More>>