Meet the doctor who has given over $1 million of his own money to fund gun violence research! http://t.co/3GuF4LXtwg
We think the new law allowing Georgians to carry guns in bars in the name of safety is downright preposterous. http://t.co/NuSxmUjWh1
Read about our rally yesterday in Colorado encouraging Congress to #FinishTheJob! http://t.co/IxO4qTe6wS
Great rally in Denver with our advocates encouraging elected officials to #FinishTheJob! http://t.co/0I6jNm5aaL
A victory today as a pawnshop that sold the gun used ins cop killing agrees to report more on sales. http://t.co/5tEk4Kuj1w
This bill, which is about to be signed into law in Georgia today is troubling on so many levels. http://t.co/KVnnMkZc7t
A terrible tragedy that should have been avoided. Please #ASK if there is an unlocked gun where your child plays. http://t.co/K7xL8jwa4O
Retired SCOTUS Justice Stevens agrees we need Congress to #FinishTheJob on background checks for ALL gun sales! http://t.co/pNjvRXEF3o
RT @_VRGL: First day of summer, June 21 is #NationalASKDay by @CPYVorg. Ask friends, neighbors, other parents - "Is there a gun where my...
The suspect in the Kansas City shootings likely acquired his guns through a straw buyer. http://t.co/XWV87H5X2L

2013 State Scorecard

State gun laws fill enormous gaps that exist in our nation’s federal laws, and help to reduce gun violence and keep citizens safe. In part because these laws help to keep guns out of the hands of dangerous people and aid law enforcement in solving gun crimes, many of the states with the strongest gun laws also have the lowest gun death rates.

Because state laws differ widely, the Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence and the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence have teamed up to evaluate and compare the laws of all fifty states. Together, we have ranked all fifty states based on thirty policy approaches to regulating guns and ammunition, such as: background checks on gun sales; reporting lost or stolen firearms; and prohibiting dangerous people from purchasing weapons.

Read the full press release