Resources on Gun Violence

Below, find a number of resources on gun violence in Michigan and across the country.

"In an average year, 1,212 people die and 3,507 are wounded by guns in Michigan. Michigan has the 15th-highest rate of gun violence in the US."

" To strengthen its gun laws, Michigan could enact an extreme risk protection order law and invest in proven community violence intervention strategies."

"Implementation of strong Child Access Prevention laws by each state, which require safe storage of firearms, has the potential to significantly reduce pediatric firearm injuries." 

"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."