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Named for domestic violence victim Karina González, the measure would require law enforcement officers to quickly remove guns from people who have orders of protection against them.
A novel program in Brownsville, Brooklyn, is working to break the links between two of the most common types of shootings.
Two-thirds of gunshot victims in America make it home. For child victims of domestic gun violence, those outcomes are flipped.
Most parents worry a shooting could happen at their children's school. But a Trace analysis found that three times as many kids were shot in domestic violence incidents between 2018 and 2022.
School safety protocols can save lives, proponents say — but experts argue they are particularly harmful to kids who’ve been abused.
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A reader asks about a provision in the new Violence Against Women Act that requires the federal government to notify local officials when someone fails a background check.
A provision to notify local officials when someone fails a federal background check could be the only gun reform measure to hit President Joe Biden’s desk before the midterms.
How are intimate partner violence and mass murder intertwined, and what can be done to save lives?
As a young child, Kathy Manis Findley witnessed the power of a firearm used to harm and intimidate others. Her experiences propelled her to commit her life to the church and her community.
The House just passed a new version of the law, which funds grants for abuse survivors. Senate Republicans have objected to the gun restrictions added by Democrats.
The Trace reviewed orders in Arizona, Michigan, New Hampshire, and South Dakota — and found that firearms restrictions were unevenly granted.
Rosemarie Reilly knew her ex might hurt her. But when she sought a restraining order, a judge allowed him to keep his guns.
Police officer Valerie Martinez put her small department at the vanguard. Her inventive policies are spreading.
"Looking back, I can’t believe how easily the abuse kind of became normal for me," says Michelle Jankowski.
Only 15 people turned over their firearms, according to a watchdog report, despite a state law that requires them to be disarmed.