“If the Trump administration is serious about preventing mass shootings, it will push Senate Republicans to do their job and pass two laws that have been proven to prevent gun violence: background checks on all gun sales and a strong red flag law,” said John Feinblatt, president of Everytown for Gun Safety. “Strengthening law enforcement’s threat assessment capacity is a worthy goal, but it is not nearly enough in the face of a public health crisis that claims 100 American lives every single day.”
Did you know?
Every day, more than 120 people in the United States are killed with guns, twice as many are shot and wounded and countless others are impacted by acts of gun violence.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics. WONDER Online Database, Underlying Cause of Death. A yearly average was developed using four years of the most recent available data: 2018 to 2021.