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WEBINAR - Overview of Federal Domestic Violence, Stalking and Domestic Violence Related Firearm Crimes

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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Firearms and Domestic Violence: The Intersections

Firearms and Domestic Violence: The Intersections was published on December 13, 2016 by the Department of Justice, but it…

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1 in 4 Domestic Violence Victims Threatened with a Gun

One in four victims of interpersonal violence in Connecticut have been threatened by their abuser with a gun, according to a…

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New Research from Susan Sorenson

According to Sorenson, “Guns can facilitate a condition known as coercive control, in which an abuser dominates and…

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Introducing Dave Keck, J.D., Director of the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence and Firearms

According to the new director, “The effective enforcement of firearm prohibitions is one of the most important issues facing…

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New BJS Report Tracks States' Reporting of Misdemeanor Convictions to NICS

Many states have recognized the importance of communicating conviction data to federal databases and have developed…

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Gun Violence Costs Minnesota $764 Million Per Year

A new report from a bipartisan group tallies the financial toll gun violence takes on this state.

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