Nebraska Ranks #1 for Black Homicide Victimization Rate
Nebraska leads the nation in the rate of black homicide victimization with a rate of 34.43 per 100,000, nearly two times the national black homicide victimization rate and more than seven times the overall homicide victimization rate nationwide, according to a new analysis by the VPC. More>>
Jordan Davis Killing Part of Disturbing National Trend of Concealed Carry Killers
As the trial of concealed carry permit holder Michael Dunn in the fatal shooting of teenager Jordan Davis gets underway, research shows this tragic incident is part of a nationwide trend.
Supreme Court Hears Case on Guns and Domestic Abusers Read the amici curiae brief filed in U.S. v Castleman by the Violence Policy Center and other gun violence prevention groups urging the Court to protect victims of domestic violence from gun-wielding assailants. More>>
Manufacturer of Assault Rifle Used in Newtown Shooting Gave a Million Dollars to the NRA The NRA has received up to $60.2 million in donations from the firearms industry since 2005, including eight “corporate partners” that each gave a million dollars or more, a new report from the VPC reveals. More>>
Mass Shootings in the United States Involving High-Capacity Ammunition