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Community Spotlight: Pueblo, CO

Lafourche Parish, located at the southern end of Louisiana, has about 100,000 residents, a robust agricultural and oil…

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Community Spotlight: Lafourche Parish, LA

Lafourche Parish, located at the southern end of Louisiana, has about 100,000 residents, a robust agricultural and oil…

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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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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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Washington State Passes Legislation to Notify DV Survivors of Abusers Attempting to Illegally Purchase Firearms

The state of Washington has long been a leader in gun control legislation.

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Calling the Shots: How Family Courts Address the Firearms Ban in Protection Orders

Violence Against Women recently published "Calling the Shots: How Family Courts Address the Firearms Ban in Protection…

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Taking Aim at Family Violence

SMU Dedman School of Law recently published "Taking Aim at Family Violence: A Report on the Dallas County Gun Surrender…

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