Number of Gun Dealers in U.S. Drops 77 Percent Since 1994—From 245,628 to 56,577—New VPC Analysis Reveals

The number of gun dealers in America has dropped by 189,051 since 1994 according to a new analysis released today by the VPC. The analysis found that the number of Type 1 Federal Firearms Licenses (FFLs) plummeted 77 percent:  from 245,628 in 1994 to 56,577 in 2016. More>>

More Than 900 Deaths At the Hands of Concealed Carry Killers Since 2007, Latest VPC Research Shows

Concealed handgun permit holders are responsible for at least 921 deaths not involving self defense since 2007, including 31 mass shootings that killed 147 people, VPC research shows. More>>



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>>