If fully funded, the effort will more than double what the federal government spent to study the problem during a recent 10 year stretch.
The research could refine efforts to cut off the flow of crime weapons.
A new study published in the Journal of Urban Health also finds that people who own guns primarily for protection are less likely to store them securely.
Survivors of the Florida massacre challenged the media to pay attention. Data shows how successful they were.
The shooters were of different ages, from different places, and motivated by different grievances. But all were men, and all acted alone.
The vast majority of urban homicides are the product of gun violence. But the cities with the highest rates may surprise you. (Spoiler: Chicago falls in the middle of the list.)
More Shooting Victims Are Dying Before They Reach the Hospital. Researchers Think an Increasing ‘Intensity’ of Gun Violence May Be to Blame.
The researchers behind a new study describe their findings as " very concerning."
A guide to the data and research that provides a complete picture of gun violence in the United States — and ways to reduce it.
An analysis of more than 800 official statements.
While widespread public support exists for many gun regulations and policies, pro-gun advocates are significantly more active than their counterparts when it comes to engaging politicians and government agencies.
The record number represents a 17 percent increase from 2016, when the Transportation Security Administration discovered 3,391 guns at security checkpoints.
At least 15,549 people were killed by guns in 2017, excluding most suicides, according to GVA data – a three percent increase over the previous year.