Five Things You Can Do Now to Stop Gun Violence

From supporting the VPC, to joining a local gun violence prevention organization, to contacting your state and federal policymakers, to writing a letter to the editor, here are five things you can do right now to help stop gun violence. More>>


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

More than 1,600 women were murdered by men in 2014 and the most common weapon used was a gun, according to the latest edition of the annual VPC study When Men Murder Women: An Analysis of 2014 Homicide Data. More>>


New Data Shows One in Five Law Enforcement Officers Slain in the Line of Duty Felled by an Assault Weapon

Violence Policy Center research shows that in 2014, the most recent year for which information is available, one in five law enforcement officers slain in the line of duty were killed with an assault weapon.  More>>