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While domestic violence remains primarily a matter of state and local jurisdiction, there are several federal laws available…

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Community Spotlight: State of Washington

Since 2014, Washington state law has required individuals served with domestic violence protection orders to give their…

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Federal Prosecutors Are Cracking Down on Domestic Abusers Who Keep Guns

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Community Strategies

Building a Comprehensive Plan to Preventing Domestic Violence Firearm Homicide

About Safer Families, Safer Communities

Safer Families, Safer Communities, a project of the new National Domestic Violence and Firearms Resource Center, supports comprehensive implementation and enforcement of domestic violence firearm prohibitions at all levels of government. Launched in 2016, the Safer Families, Safer Communities website is the first website wholly dedicated to addressing the intersection of domestic violence and firearms. By providing information, as well as community-based strategies and examples, this project seeks to prevent domestic violence-related homicide in our families and communities.

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