Latest Concealed Carry Tragedies Include Workplace Shooting, Six-Year-Old Unintentionally Killing Father

Concealed handgun permit holders are responsible for at least 873 deaths not involving self defense since 2007, including 29 mass shootings that killed 139 people, ongoing VPC research shows. Since there is no comprehensive recordkeeping of fatal incidents involving concealed carry permit holders, this tally most likely represents a small fraction of the actual total. More>>


Gun Industry and NRA Target Young Children as Next Generation of Customers and Pro-Gun Advocates, New VPC Study Finds

The firearms industry and gun lobby are targeting children as young as grade-school age for financial and political gain, a comprehensive new study from the VPC reveals. The report documents ongoing efforts by the gun industry and gun lobby to market guns to children. More>>






Firearm Silencers Threaten Public Safety, New VPC Study Finds

A new push by the gun industry to make it easier for private citizens to buy and possess firearm silencers threatens public safety, warns a new study by the VPC. In detailing this marketing push, the study also documents examples of lethal attacks and criminal activity involving silencers. More>>