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Overcoming the "Buts": Improving Your Community's Response to Firearms and Domestic Violence Despite the Obstacles

Join the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges for a webinar on Wednesday, October 25, 2017.

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Firearms Background Check Compliance Shows Signs of Improvement

Domestic violence perpetrators are banned from acquisition or possession of firearms under federal and some state laws. 

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Additional News

Armed Intimate Partners, Not Strangers, Present the Greatest Threat to Women’s Safety

A woman’s intimate partner with a gun is statistically a much greater threat to her than is a total stranger.

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State Intimate Partner Violence–Related Firearm Laws and Intimate Partner Homicide Rates in the United States, 1991 to 2015

Every year in the United States, more than 1800 people are killed by their intimate partners, and approximately 50% of these…

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Non-Fatal Firearm Uses in Domestic Violence

Batterers use firearms in nonfatal domestic violence to control their partners.

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The Patchwork of State Laws on Firearm Prohibitions for Domestic Violence Protective Order

This webinar is hosted by the Battered Women's Justice Project and is open to the public.

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Creative Methods for Local Enforcement of Federal Firearms Restrictions

This webinar is hosted by the Battered Women's Justice Project and is open to the public.

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Recent Trends in Firearm Legislation and Case Law Update

This webinar is hosted by the Battered Women's Justice Project and is open to the public.

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