More Than 1,600 Women Murdered by Men in One Year, New Study Finds

More than 1,600 women were murdered by men in 2015 and the most common weapon used was a gun, according to the new VPC study When Men Murder Women: An Analysis of 2015 Homicide Data. The study ranks the states by their rate of females killed by males and is released each year in advance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October. More>>

5 Things You Can Do Now to Stop Gun Violence

Don’t let the National Rifle Association and the firearms industry continue to hold America hostage to gun violence. Guns claimed more than 36,000 lives in 2015. Here are five things you can do right now to help stop gun death and injury. More>>

Firearm Silencers Threaten Public Safety, Violence Policy Center Study Shows

A push by the firearms industry and gun lobby to make it far easier for private citizens to buy and possess firearm silencers will only place the police and public at increased risk warns a new and expanded edition of the VPC's study Silencers: A Threat to Public Safety. In detailing this marketing push, the study also documents examples of lethal attacks and criminal activity involving silencers. More>>