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Concealed Carry Killers
Website Documents Recent Murders, Suicides by Concealed Carry Permit Holders
Individuals with permits to carry concealed handguns in public are responsible for at least 743 non-self defense deaths since 2007, a number that likely represents a fraction of the actual total.
South Carolina Paper Wins Pulitzer for Series Spurred by VPC’s When Men Murder Women
On April 20, the Post and Courier won a Pulitzer Prize for the paper’s 2014 series on domestic violence, “Till Death Do Us Part.” The rankings contained in the VPC’s annual report When Men Murder Women spurred the investigative series. More>>

The new Concealed Carry Killers website provides easily accessed, state-by-state information on mass shootings, murder-suicides, homicides, suicides, unintentional deaths, and the killing of law enforcement personnel by private citizens with permits to carry concealed handguns.


As NRA Annual Meeting Opens in Nashville, Gun Deaths Surpass Motor Vehicle Deaths in 17 States Including Tennessee
With the NRA annual meeting opening in Nashville on Friday, a new analysis by the VPC finds that gun deaths surpassed motor vehicle deaths in Tennessee and 16 other states, along with the District of Columbia. More>>


States with Weak Gun Laws and Higher Gun Ownership Lead Nation in Gun Deaths, New Data for 2013 Confirms
Newly available data for 2013 reveals that states with weak gun violence prevention laws and higher rates of gun ownership have the highest overall gun death rates in the nation. More>>

Mass Shootings in the United States Involving High-Capacity Ammunition Magazines


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