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Despite the historic increase, city and county leaders have failed to deliver their promised prevention plans.
The ruling rejects arguments the federal government has used to habitually block the release of figures tracing crime weapons to their prior owners.
Bang for the Buck
We’re tracking the gun group’s 2020 election expenditures in real time.
About 1.8 million guns were sold in April, according to seasonally adjusted estimates.
Coronavirus & Guns
Data shows gun violence outpacing other types of crime in several major cities and running higher than 2019 levels nationally.
A new study from RAND offers several decades of household firearm ownership estimates.
Reporting by The Trace and FiveThirtyEight has spurred an independent review of a federal database used to track gun injuries.
While overall fatalities remained relatively unchanged compared to 2017, the share of suicides increased.
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The count, which excludes suicides, topped 15,000. Plus: Search our updated map to find incidents of gun violence near you.
These are the numbers that advanced our understanding of the issue this year.
This year, the gun group’s PAC has pulled in its biggest haul since 2013. However, a growing number of donors list themselves as retired.
We're making the data available to journalists, researchers, policymakers, and everyone else interested in examining gun violence.
A bullet wound in Queens is more likely to be fatal than anywhere else in the city. A single trauma center serves the borough’s southern reaches, and it’s struggling to keep up.
How many weapons would the government need to buy? How much would it cost? Why is this so hard to figure out?