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Nearly 50 times since 2015, American gun owners have fired at friends, family members, and emergency responders they mistook for intruders. This is the story of one self-defense shooting gone horribly wrong.
Prompted by a 2007 law, an administrator at the Iowa Department of Public Safety personally oversaw the review of 125,000 state mental health case files to figure out who should be prohibited from owning guns.
Gunshot Survivors May Be Eligible for Crime Victim Compensation. Here’s Everything You Need to Know to Apply.
For National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, a resource for shooting survivors seeking financial support.
from the Gun Violence Archive
Florida Republicans have allowed the relentless pro-gun operator to become a de facto member of government.
A guide to the data and research that provides a complete picture of gun violence in the United States — and ways to reduce it.
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Experts say the shortage leaves NICS vulnerable to mistakes and workers at risk of burnout.
21 legislatures are considering bills that would enable law enforcement to remove guns from individuals deemed a risk to themselves or others.
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