Gun Deaths Outpace Motor Vehicle Deaths in 14 States and the District of Columbia in 2011
Gun deaths outpaced motor vehicle deaths in 14 states and the District of Columbia in 2011, the most recent year for which comprehensive nationwide data is available, a new analysis from the VPC finds.
States with Weak Gun Laws and Higher Gun Ownership Lead Nation in Gun Deaths States with weak gun violence prevention laws and higher rates of gun ownership have the highest overall gun death rates in the nation, according to a VPC analysis of new data from the CDC’s National Center for Injury Prevention and Control. More>>
The NRA's Creepy Sexist Video
Just two days after the mass shooting in Isla Vista, California, the NRA released the latest episode of its NOIR web series. Watch a clip from this blatantly sexist and truly disturbing video, which, in the end, equates a woman with an assault rifle.
The Consequences of the NRA’s Violent Rhetoric One of the NRA’s greatest successes has been its ability to create a disconnect between the potential for violence fostered by its words and the actual acts of violence committed by “lone wolves” and others facilitated by the organization’s validating rhetoric.
Murder Rate for Hispanics Is More than Double the Murder Rate for Whites The homicide victimization rate for Hispanics is more than twice as high as the murder rate for whites, according to a new VPC study on Hispanic victims of lethal firearms violence in the United States.
Mass Shootings in the United States Involving High-Capacity Ammunition