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Multiple Victim Homicides, Mass Murders, and Homicide-Suicides as Domestic Violence Events

While intimate partner homicides are generally discussed as events in which there is a single homicide victim, they often…

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WEBINAR - Extreme Risk Laws: An Overview

This webinar is hosted by the Battered Women's Justice Project and is open to the public. It is scheduled for 2:00-3:30 CDT…

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Firearms and Ammunition Prohibitions in the Military

Several studies estimate the rate of intimate partner violence (IPV) perpetration in the military from 13.3 percent to 47…

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Preventing Gun Violence Against Native Women

Six in ten Native women will be physically assaulted at some point in their lives and, on some reservations, the murder rate…

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Reporting Domestic Offenses to Background Check Systems: Does it Really Matter?

Background check systems, such as the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS), were created to work like a…

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The Texas Church Massacre and Preventing Domestic Violence-Related Gun Violence

On Sunday, November 5, a man shot and killed 26 people and injured 20 others at a church service in Sutherland Springs, TX.

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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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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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