Studies show that when a woman owns a firearm, it is far more likely to be used against her than by her.
Armed With Reason
Politicians have been calling on Americans to arm themselves in the wake of the Paris and San Bernardino attacks, and industry reps say sales are up. But years of research say that keeping a gun in a home increases shooting risks.
Armed Abusers, Unchecked Felons, and Negligent Owners: Why Presidential Action Alone Can’t Solve Some Big Gun Violence Problems
The state and local level is often where the rubber meets the road when it comes to firearm policy.
An Armed With Reason holiday special.
Research and personal experience show that guns are unlikely to be a deterrent to theft — and may even encourage it.
Research indicates that campus carry won't make colleges safer.
And contrary to the claims of its authors (one of whom is backed by the NRA), it does not prove that more guns equals less crime.
Gun rights advocates claim concealed carry is the answer to stopping criminals. The data says that's simply not possible.
The conclusion that greater access to guns results in more suicides is nearly unanimous.
Gun-Rights Advocates Claim Criminals Don’t Follow Gun Laws. Here’s the Research That Shows They’re Wrong.
How the right kind of regulations deter criminals from getting guns.
Separate studies have found that unarmed bystanders are better at stopping active shooters than would-be heroes with guns — and that firearms provide no advantage in everyday self-defense.
What the Research Really Says About the Relationship Between Gun Violence, Alcohol Abuse, and Mental Illness
The Chattanooga shooter reportedly suffered from mental illness and abused drugs and alcohol. Only one of those has a clear link to gun violence.