NRA & Gun Industry Celebrate Concealed Carry at NRA Annual Meeting in Atlanta, While More Than 960 Have Lost Their Lives to Concealed Carry Killers Since 2007

While the NRA promotes concealed handgun permit holders as ‘good guys with guns’ protecting public safety, ongoing research by the VPC reveals that innocent victims continue to die at the hands of private citizens with permits to carry concealed handguns. More>>

Missouri Ranks #1 for Black Homicide Victimization

Missouri has the highest black homicide victimization rate in the nation with a rate of 34.98 per 100,000, which is more than double the national black homicide victimization rate and more than eight times the overall homicide rate nationwide, according to a new analysis by the VPC. More>>






More than 1,600 Women Murdered by Men in One Year, VPC 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 September 2016 VPC study When Men Murder Women: An Analysis of 2014 Homicide Data. More>>