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Gun Violence

Definition and Summary

 

 

NOTE FROM AUTHOR

There are a few separate links that are specific to several forms of abuse and violence, but many of the organizations in the ‘resources’ list tackle a wide variety of gun-related topics as well as comprehensive lists of information, advocacy, and statistics.

 

DEFINITION

“Gun related violence is violence committed with the use of a gun (firearm or small arm). Gun related violence may or may not be considered criminal. Criminal, includes homicide (except when and where ruled justifiable), assault with a deadly weapon, and suicide, or attempted suicide, depending on jurisdiction.” Excerpt taken from Wikipedia. Continue reading here.

Resources

 

Gun Violence Archive

American Public Health Association: Gun Violence

Office of Justice Programs

Association of Prosecuting Attorneys: Prosecutors Against Gun Violence

American Psychological Association: Gun Violence – Prediction, Prevention, and Policy / APA Panel of Experts Report

The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence

Women Against Gun Violence

National Criminal Justice Reference Service

Institute for Public Health: Gun Violence Initiative

Everytown

The Brady Campaign

New Yorkers Against Gun Violence

Newtown Action Alliance

Violence Policy Center

Americans for Responsible Solutions

States United to Prevent Gun Violence

Stop Handgun Violence

The National Domestic Violence Hotline: Firearms and Domestic Violence

Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence: Domestic Violence and Firearms

United States Department of Labor: Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities

Society for Human Resource Management: HR at Center of Conflict over Guns in the Workplace

Guns.com: Bill would take guns from stalkers, abusive dating partners

End Sexual Violence: Gun Safety and Sex Offenders