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.
This week the Louisiana Supreme Court unanimously upheld a state law prohibiting convicted felons fr...READ MORE
Court Upholds Colorado Laws Banning Large Capacity Magazines and Requiring Background Checks for Private Gun Sales
The U.S. District Court of Colorado ruled on Thursday, June 26th that two Colorado laws recent...READ MORE
In a lengthy and well-reasoned decision released earlier today, the U.S. District Court for the ...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 National Physicians Alliance has partnered with the Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence to pr...READ MORE
The Law Center’s latest publication, The California Model: Twenty Years of Putting Safety First,...READ MORE