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.

The Supreme Court Agrees that Domestic Violence and Guns Don’t Mix

The Supreme Court Agrees that Domestic Violence and Guns Don't Mix

Today, the Supreme Court issued an incredible unanimous decision in a case that will make it ea...READ MORE

Ninth Circuit Upholds San Francisco’s Safe Storage & Ammunition Laws

Ninth Circuit Upholds San Francisco's Safe Storage & Ammunition Laws

Today a three judge panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously upheld the City of S...READ MORE

A New Law in Idaho Creates the Potential for Openly Carried Weapons on Campus and in Dorms

A New Law in Idaho Creates the Potential for Openly Carried Weapons on Campus and in Dorms

A bill that prohibits state colleges and universities from regulating firearms on their campuses was...READ MORE

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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.

2013 State Scorecard: Why Gun Laws Matter

2013 State Scorecard: Why Gun Laws Matter

The Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence is proud to partner with the Brady Campaign to release ou...READ MORE

Gun Safety & Public Health: Policy Recommendations for a More Secure America

Gun Safety & Public Health: Policy Recommendations for a More Secure America

The National Physicians Alliance has partnered with the Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence to pr...READ MORE

The California Model: Twenty Years of Putting Safety First

The California Model: Twenty Years of Putting Safety First

The Law Center’s latest publication, The California Model: Twenty Years of Putting Safety First,...READ MORE

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