Do gun laws work?
Many types of gun laws are effective at reducing gun deaths and injuries, keeping guns away from criminals and other prohibited people, and fighting illegal gun trafficking. The Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence tracks important studies proving that smart laws can and do work to prevent gun violence. Our publications offer in-depth analysis of significant trends in firearms laws and policies nationwide.
Claims that guns are used defensively millions times every year have been widely discredited. Usin...READ MORE
Gun laws in America are complicated. The Law Center’s publications analyze the intricate and changing world of gun legislation and Second Amendment litigation across the country to clarify the truth about gun laws in America.
The single biggest gap in our nation’s gun laws is the lack of a background check requirem...READ MORE