The Facts on Guns and Domestic Violence

The presence of a firearm in a home with domestic violence can transform abuse into homicide in a fraction of a second. Firearms and domestic violence are a lethal combination – injuring and killing women, children, and bystanders every day in the United States. Contrary to public perception, many women who are murdered are not killed by strangers, but by men they know. Download our fact sheet for more information.

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