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In Illinois, someone is killed with a gun every seven hours, claiming the lives of 1,310 residents each year and wounding many more. The annual cost of gun violence is $7.2 billion. 

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  • Will a Gun Keep Your Family Safe? Here’s What the Evidence Says April 7, 2020
    Gun sales in the United States have skyrocketed in response to the coronavirus, according to new data from the FBI’s National Instant Criminal Background Check System. More than twice as many Americans underwent background checks for handgun purchases in March 2020 as had two months earlier. Online searches for the phrase “buy gun” spiked considerably […]
  • Daily Bulletin: Judge Rejects NRA Attempt to Keep California Gun Stores Open April 7, 2020
    Good morning, Bulletin readers. Six years on from a massive gun recall, Remington is still facing safety complaints. Gun lobby groups were dealt a setback in their attempt to keep California gun stores open. And Washington joined Virginia as the latest state to earmark funds for community violence prevention. Those stories and more, below.  Receive […]
  • Daily Bulletin: America Is on Lockdown. Mass Shootings Persist. April 6, 2020
    Good morning, Bulletin readers. Mass shootings persist despite coast-to-coast stay-at-home orders. Plus, experts weigh in on how the pandemic will affect Chicago’s gun violence. Your Monday roundup begins below.  Receive this daily news briefing by email every morning. Sign up here. WHAT TO KNOW TODAY There were five mass shootings this weekend. On Friday night, four […]