Press Releases

2016

More than 1,600 Women Murdered by Men in One Year, New Study Finds (09/20/2016)

En sólo un año más de 1,600 mujeres han sido asesinadas por hombres, de acuerdo con un nuevo estudio (09/20/2016)

Study Finds Black Women Murdered by Men Are Nearly Always Killed by Someone They Know, Most Commonly With a Gun (09/20/2016)

Concealed Handguns in Public Places Make Us Less Safe, Latest VPC Research Shows (08/12/2016)

Statement of Violence Policy Center on Lethal Mass Shooting of Law Enforcement in Dallas (07/08/2016)

Statement of Violence Policy Center on California Banning Bullet-Button Assault Weapons and High-Capacity Ammunition Magazines (07/01/2016)

More than 50,000 Hispanics Killed With Guns in U.S. Since 1999, Study Finds (06/24/2016)

Más de 50,000 hispanos han sido asesinados con armas de fuego desde 1999, señala un estudio (06/24/2016)

Violence Policy Center Statement on Today’s Vote in the U.S. Senate (06/20/2016)

Violence Policy Center Backgrounder on Sig Sauer MCX Assault Rifle Used in the Orlando Mass Shooting (06/16/2016)

VPC Statement on Orlando Mass Shooting (06/13/2016)

At NRA Annual Meeting in Louisville, Gun Industry and NRA Work Hand-in-Glove to Target Children as Young as Grade School Age (05/17/2016)

New Data Shows One in Five Law Enforcement Officers Slain in the Line of Duty Felled by an Assault Weapon (05/16/2016)

Self-Defense Gun Use is Rare, New VPC Study Confirms (04/21/2016)

Latest Concealed Carry Tragedies Include Workplace Shooting, Six-Year-Old Unintentionally Killing Father (04/15/2016)

Concealed Handguns in Public Places Make Us Less Safe, Latest VPC Research Shows (03/08/2016)

Nearly 85 Percent of Black Homicide Victims Killed With Guns, Study Finds (03/03/2016)

Violence Policy Center Statement on Mass Shooting in Hesston, Kansas (02/26/2016)

Gun Industry and NRA Target Young Children as Next Generation of Customers and Pro-Gun Advocates, New VPC Study Finds (02/18/2016)

Firearm Silencers Threaten Public Safety, New VPC Study Finds (02/11/2016)

SHOT Show Opens in Nevada, Where Gun Deaths Have Surpassed Motor Vehicle Deaths for Six Years in a Row (01/19/2016)

More than 800 Deaths At the Hands of Concealed Carry Killers Since 2007, VPC Research Shows (01/15/2016)

Gun Deaths Surpass Motor Vehicle Deaths in 21 States and the District of Columbia (01/11/2016)

States with Weak Gun Laws and Higher Gun Ownership Lead Nation in Gun Deaths, New Data for 2014 Confirms (01/04/2016)

2015

Violence Policy Center Statement in Support of New Legislation Banning Assault Weapons and High-Capacity Ammunition Magazines (12/16/2015)

Violence Policy Center Statement Three Years After Newtown Shooting (12/14/2015)

Mass Shooters Used Rifle Exempt from California Assault Weapons Law, News Reports Say (12/04/2015)

Violence Policy Center Statement on Shooting in San Bernardino, California (12/02/2015)

Monterey, Madera, and San Francisco Counties Have California’s Highest Youth Homicide Victimization Rates (11/05/2015)

Los Condados de Monterey, Madera y San Francisco presentan las tasas de homicidio más altas en materia de asesinatos de jóvenes (11/05/2015)

More than 1,200 Americans Die in Murder-Suicides Each Year, VPC Study Finds (10/29/2015)

Concealed Carry Permit Holders Threaten Public Safety, VPC Research Shows (10/14/2015)

Violence Policy Center Statement on Senate Gun Violence Prevention Proposal (10/08/2015)

VPC Statement on Mass Shooting at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon (10/01/2015)

More than 1,600 Women Murdered by Men in One Year, New Study Finds (09/15/2015)

En sólo un año más de 1,600 mujeres han sido asesinadas por hombres, de acuerdo con un nuevo estudio (09/15/2015)

Study Finds Black Women Murdered by Men Are Nearly Always Killed by Someone They Know, Most Commonly With a Gun (09/15/2015)

New Washington Office on Latin America/VPC Report Shows How U.S. Traffickers Funnel Foreign-Made Guns to Drug Cartels in Mexico (from the Washington Office on Latin America) (07/29/2015)

More than 47,000 Hispanics Killed With Guns Over 15 Years in U.S., Study Finds (07/28/2015)

Más de 47,000 hispanos han sido asesinados con armas de fuego en 15 años, señala un estudio (07/28/2015)

Violence Policy Center Statement on Lafayette, LA Movie Theater Shooting (07/24/2015)

VPC Research Documents 568 Fatal Non-Self Defense Incidents Involving Concealed Carry Killers Since 2007 (07/23/2015)

Violence Policy Center Statement on Chattanooga Shooting (07/16/2015)

VPC Statement on Mass Shooting in Charleston, South Carolina (06/18/2015)

Self-Defense Gun Use is Rare, Study Finds (06/17/2015)

VPC Statement on Signing of New Domestic Violence Law in South Carolina (06/04/2015)

House-Passed Amendment Would Restart “Guns for Felons” Program (06/03/2015)

House-Passed Amendment Could Put Machine Guns into Hands of Criminals (06/03/2015)

Website Documents Recent Murders, Suicides by Concealed Carry Permit Holders (04/29/2015)

As NRA Annual Meeting Opens in Nashville, Gun Deaths Surpass Motor Vehicle Deaths in 17 States Including Tennessee (04/07/2015)

New and Expanded Online Resource Details Fatal Concealed Carry Incidents State by State (03/24/2015)

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 (03/03/2015)

Chapel Hill Attack is the 29th Mass Shooting Involving a Concealed Handgun Permit Holder Since May 2007 (02/12/2015)

Concealed Carry Killers Responsible for At Least 722 Deaths Since 2007 (02/05/2015)

States with Weak Gun Laws and Higher Gun Ownership Lead Nation in Gun Deaths, New Data for 2013 Confirms (01/29/2015)

Missouri Ranks #1 for Black Homicide Victimization (01/14/2015)

2014

VPC Statement on Senate Confirmation of Vivek Murthy for Surgeon General (12/16/2014)

Violence Policy Center Statement on the Second Anniversary of Newtown Shooting (12/12/2014)

VPC Identifies Over 500 Concealed Carry Killers, Including an NRA Lifetime Member (12/11/2014)

VPC Identifies At Least 499 Fatal Non-Self Defense Incidents Involving Concealed Carry Killers (10/24/2014)

States with Weak Gun Laws and Higher Gun Ownership Lead Nation in Gun Deaths, New Data for 2012 Confirms (10/23/2014)

Monterey County Ranks #1 for Youth Homicide Victimization in California (09/23/2014)

El Condado de Monterey ocupa el primer lugar en California en materia de asesinatos de jóvenes (09/23/2014)

VPC Releases Annual Report on Women Murdered by Men to Mark Landmark Anniversary of Violence Against Women Act (09/08/2014)

VPC da a conocer informe anual sobre mujeres asesinadas por hombres para conmemorar un suceso histórico: el vigésimo aniversario de la Ley de Protección en contra de la Violencia hacia las Mujeres (09/08/2014)

Study Finds Black Women Murdered by Men Are Nearly Always Killed by Someone They Know (09/08/2014)

Concealed Carry Killers Responsible for At Least 659 Deaths Since 2007 (08/21/2014)

VPC Statement on Representative Honda’s Legislation to Prohibit Certain Types of Body Armor for Civilians (08/06/2014)

VPC Statement on the Passing of James Brady (08/04/2014)

Gun Deaths Outpace Motor Vehicle Deaths in 14 States and the District of Columbia in 2011 (07/15/2014)

Statement on Governor Christie’s Veto of Ban on High-Capacity Ammunition Magazines (07/03/2014)

Concealed Carry Killers Responsible for 28 Mass Shootings Since 2007 (06/26/2014)

States with Weak Gun Laws and Higher Gun Ownership Lead Nation in Gun Deaths (06/18/2014)

Violence Policy Center Backgrounder on Pistols Used in Isla Vista Shooting (05/27/2014)

Murder Rate for Hispanics Is More than Double the Murder Rate for Whites (04/30/2014)

La tasa de asesinatos para hispanos supera en más del doble a la tasa de asesinatos para blancos (04/30/2014)

NRA to Honor Gun Industry Donors, Hawk Military-Style Weapons at Annual Meeting in Indianapolis (04/24/2014)

Fort Hood Shooter Shot and Killed Three and Wounded 16 with the Same Brand of Gun Used at Aurora, LAX Shootings (04/03/2014)

VPC Research Shows Dangers of Recent Court Decision Weakening California Concealed Carry Handgun Law (03/11/2014)

Jordan Davis Killing Part of Disturbing National Trend of Concealed Carry Killers (02/10/2014)

Nebraska Ranks #1 for Black Homicide Victimization Rate (01/23/2014)

Florida Movie Theater Shooter the Latest Example of a Concealed Carry Killer (01/15/2014)

At Las Vegas Trade Show, Gun Industry Puts a Happy Face on Weapons of War (01/13/2014)

 

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