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Domestic Violence and Firearms: A Unique Perspective

Safer Georgia recently released this second PSA on Domestic Violence and Firearms, highlighting some actors in the field who…

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Domestic Violence and Firearms: A Public Safety Initiative

Safer Georgia, an organization that promotes legislation that will help law enforcement in Georgia save lives, produced this…

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Additional News

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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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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