Everything You Need to Know

Giffords Law Center produces leading-edge analysis and research that explores the complexities of our country’s gun violence epidemic.

We track and evaluate gun safety bills, rank each state on the strength of their gun laws, file amicus briefs in critical cases, and conduct original research that then gets disseminated to advocates, legislators, and the media. Our latest reports and products highlight the changes our country needs to make to save lives from gun violence.
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SPOTLIGHT

GUNS & DEMOCRACY

The use of guns to intimidate and threaten voters, elected officials, and peaceful demonstrators poses a serious threat to our democracy. We’ve gathered resources on the deadly connection between guns and extremism, and how to stop it.

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TAKE ACTION

Students, veterans, survivors: Americans from all walks of life across the country are standing up for commonsense gun reform. If you’re fed up with politicians who care more about protecting gun lobby profits than your safety, stand with us in this fight. 

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GUN LAW SCORECARD

The data is clear: states with stronger gun laws have less gun violence. See how your state compares in our annual ranking.

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MAKE A GIFT

Every day, the experts at Giffords Law Center work tirelessly to craft, enact, and defend the gun safety policies and programs that save lives. A safer America is within reach, but we need your courage and commitment to get there.