States with Weak Gun Laws and Higher Gun Ownership Lead Nation in Gun Deaths, New Data for 2012 Confirms
States with weak gun violence prevention laws and higher rates of gun ownership have the highest gun death rates in the nation, according to an analysis of newly available data from the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control. More>>
VPC Releases Annual Report on Women Murdered by Men to Mark Landmark Anniversary of Violence Against Women Act
More than 1,700 women were murdered by men in the United States in 2012, and more than 90 percent were killed by someone they knew according to a new VPC report.
Monterey County Ranks #1 for Youth Homicide Victimization in California Monterey County has the highest homicide victimization rate for Californians ages 10 to 24, followed by San Francisco County, San Joaquin County, Alameda County, and Stanislaus County, a new annual study released today by the VPC finds. More>>
VPC Identifies At Least 499 Fatal Non-Self Defense Incidents Involving Concealed Carry Killers The VPC has documented at least 499 fatal non-self defense incidents since 2007 resulting from individuals legally allowed to carry concealed handguns, and this number almost certainly represents a fraction of the actual total.
Mass Shootings in the United States Involving High-Capacity Ammunition