A firearm doesn’t have to go off to play a critical role in domestic violence.
From 2016: A guide to firearms, intimate partner abuse, and the children, parents and police who become victims, too.
A new study on law enforcement deaths found that domestic disputes are more likely than other scenarios to lead to an officer getting shot. One Massachusetts officer isn’t surprised.
One of the petitioner’s 14 convictions was for slapping his girlfriend so hard that she hit the floor.
The Compromises That Got One State’s Republicans to Increase Gun Protections for Domestic Violence Victims
Connecticut State House Minority Leader Themis Klarides talks about the tweaks that eased her opposition to a new law requiring alleged abusers to turn in their firearms.
Temporary Restraining Orders Can Set Off Alleged Abusers. But Only 16 States Make Them Hand Over Their Guns.
Most states wait for the outcome of a hearing on a permanent order before a firearms ban kicks in— a lag that can have deadly consequences.
He Was Ordered to Give Up His Guns. One That Police Didn’t Know About Was Traced to a Maryland Murder Spree.
Law enforcement had no way to be sure Eulalio Tordil was in full compliance with his protective order, and now three people are dead.
The bill aims to remove firearms during a time period that's especially dangerous for domestic violence victims.
In a Supreme Court case where convicted domestic abusers want their gun rights restored, the Justice raised concerns about protecting the Second Amendment.
America has come a long way in treating all domestic violence as serious. To get their firearm rights back, two men from Maine are making an argument which threatens that progress.
The tally comes amid states' uneven attempts to plug loopholes in federal laws meant to keep guns out of abusers’ hands.
Some Lawmakers Think Abuse Victims Need Easier Access to Guns. This Survivor Believes They’re Dead Wrong.
Lawmakers and gun-rights advocates have called for arming abuse victims, but few battered women are mentally and emotionally prepared to pull the trigger.