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Concealed Carry Killers
As NRA Annual Meeting Opens in Nashville, Gun Deaths Surpass Motor Vehicle Deaths in 17 States Including Tennessee
With the NRA annual meeting opening in Nashville on Friday, a new analysis by the VPC finds that gun deaths surpassed motor vehicle deaths in Tennessee and 16 other states, along with the District of Columbia. More>>
New and Expanded Online Resource Details Fatal Concealed Carry Incidents State by State
The VPC launched a new and expanded Concealed Carry Killers, an online resource that provides hundreds of examples of fatal non-self defense incidents involving private individuals with permits to carry concealed handguns. More>>
    
 
      

The new Concealed Carry Killers website provides easily accessed, state-by-state information on mass shootings, murder-suicides, homicides, suicides, unintentional deaths, and the killing of law enforcement personnel by private citizens with permits to carry concealed handguns.


 

States with Weak Gun Laws and Higher Gun Ownership Lead Nation in Gun Deaths, New Data for 2013 Confirms
Newly available data for 2013 reveals that states with weak gun violence prevention laws and higher rates of gun ownership have the highest overall gun death rates in the nation. More>>

 



ATF Proposal to Restrict Certain Types of AR-15 Ammo Direct Result of Gun Industry’s Design and Marketing of Armor-Piercing Assault Pistols, VPC Report Shows

The firearms industry and gun lobby are fighting a battle of their own creation with ATF according to a new report from the VPC. More>>

Mass Shootings in the United States Involving High-Capacity Ammunition Magazines
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