WATCH GABBY GIFFORDS WON’T BACK DOWN

See Gabby’s inspiring story like never before. From the directors of RBG, the new documentary Gabby Giffords Won’t Back Down offers an exclusive look at Gabby’s remarkable journey to Congress, the aftermath of her near-fatal shooting, and her unrelenting dedication to saving lives from gun violence. Currently in theaters nationwide.

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SPOTLIGHT

REducing Risk

Explore the options and strategies available for addressing specific types of gun violence and reducing the risk of a dangerous situation ending in tragedy.

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41,000 AMERICANS DIE FROM GUN VIOLENCE EVERY YEAR

Our country is living through a gun violence crisis of epidemic proportions, with tens of thousands killed every year and many more wounded. Over the course of their lifetimes, every American will know someone who loses their life to gun violence. The human and economic costs of this uniquely American crisis are staggering, as is the weight of trauma and fear inflicted on communities across the country. Ending this epidemic begins with understanding how we got here.

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Firearm access triples suicide risk. Waiting periods and extreme risk protection orders offer people in crisis a second chance.

Violence intervention strategies have reduced shootings up to 70% in the underserved communities where homicides concentrate.

Weak gun laws turn abusive situations deadly—when abusive partners have access to firearms, their victims are five times as likely to be killed​.​

Three million American children are directly exposed to gun violence each year. Trauma and lockdown drills shouldn’t be a normal part of growing up.

Nearly 1,000 civilians are fatally shot by law enforcement each year. Unarmed Black civilians are five times more likely to be shot.

The US averages one mass shooting per day. Assault weapons and large-capacity magazines make these tragedies even deadlier.

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We’re building a movement of Americans committed to gun safety. Democrats and Republicans, gun owners and non–gun owners alike—we stand united to reject the gun lobby and pass lifesaving gun safety laws.