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Gun Violence Archive (GVA) is a not for profit corporation formed in 2013 to provide free online public access to accurate information about gun-related violence in the United States. GVA will collect and check for accuracy, comprehensive information about gun-related violence in the U.S. and then post and disseminate it online.



This is a list of mass shootings in the United States that is updated as they occur. 


Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Violence Research

The Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Policy and Research is engaged in original scholarly research, policy analysis and agenda-setting public discourse. Their goal is to bring public health expertise and perspectives to the complex policy issues related to gun violence prevention. An important part of the Center's mission is to serve as an objective and informative resource for the news media, thereby providing the public with accurate information about gun injuries, prevention strategies, and policies.



This site provides evidence-based, country-by-country intelligence from a broad range of official and academic sources. This university site is for researchers, officials, journalists and advocates who need accurate citations and rapid access to credible sources. 



An interactive map of school shootings in the United States since 2013.



"The Trace is an independent, nonprofit media organization dedicated to expanding coverage of guns in the United States. We bring an admitted bias to our beat: We believe that this country’s rates of firearm-related deaths and injuries — an average of 88 lives lost per day, with another 196 people suffering nonfatal bullet wounds — are far too high. But as journalists, our work is focused on a second, related problem. There is a relative shortage of information on the issue, a shortage caused in part by the gun lobby’s efforts to squash gun-violence research and limit law-enforcement data. We take it as our mission to address that information deficit through daily reporting, investigations, analysis, and commentary on the policy, politics, culture, and business of guns in America."





"When Men Murder Women: An Analysis of 2013 Homicide Data" - by the Violence Policy Center, September 2015. RI is ranked 29th highest for men who kill women. 




Injuries and deaths due to firearms in the home. 

J Trauma 1998 Aug;45(2):263-7. Kellermann AL, Somes G, Rifara FP, Lee RK, Banton JG. 


Guns kept in homes are more likely to be involved in a fatal or nonfatal accidental shooting, criminal assault, or suicide attempt than to be used to injure or kill in self-defense.




Frozen Funding on Firearm Research: "Doing Nothing is No Longer an Acceptable Solution."  

West J Emerg Med. 2016 Jan; 17(1): 91–93. Marian E. Betz, MD, MPH,* Megan L. Ranney, MD, MPH, and Garen J. Wintermute, MD, MPH










"2016's States Most Dependent on the Gun Industry" 





(An impressive collection of infographics pertaining to gun research.) 







(The Accessibility of Firearms and Risk for Suicide and Homicide Victimization Among Household Members: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis)





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