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Ghost Guns: How Untraceable Firearms Threaten Public Safety

Ghost guns—untraceable firearms available without a background check—represent a major threat to public safety. And as these dangerous weapons become more popular and more accessible, the threat is only growing.

Our new report, Ghost Guns: How Untraceable Firearms Threaten Public Safety, explains how ghost guns undermine gun safety laws, with tragic consequences for families and communities across the country, and how we can solve this crisis.

This report is intended to serve as a call to action to bring immediate accountability and transparency to the sale of ghost gun parts in every state. If the Trump administration and Congress refuse to act, states should pass legislation to protect their residents from unregulated ghost guns.

Read Ghost Guns: How Untraceable Firearms Threaten Public Safety.


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