Eleven Murder-Suicides Occur Across America Each Week, Claiming More Than 1,300 Lives Annually, VPC Study Finds

More than 1,300 people died in murder-suicides in America in 2017 and 91 percent of the killers used a gun, according to a comprehensive new study by the VPC. This is the sixth edition of the VPC’s American Roulette: Murder-Suicide in the United States. More>>

VPC Statement on Mass Shooting at Capital Gazette Newspaper in Annapolis, Maryland

Following the mass shooting at the Capital Gazette newspaper in Annapolis, Maryland, which resulted in five deaths, Violence Policy Center Executive Director Josh Sugarmann issued the following statement. More>>

More Than 1,200 Non-Self Defense Deaths Involving Concealed Carry Killers Since 2007, Latest VPC Research Shows

Concealed handgun permit holders are responsible for 1,239 deaths not involving self defense since 2007, VPC research shows. More>>