Violence Policy Center Statement on Buffalo, New York Mass Shooting

Following the mass shooting at a Tops supermarket in Buffalo, New York reportedly committed with a Bushmaster XM-15 assault rifle equipped with a high-capacity ammunition magazine that left 10 dead, including the store’s armed security guard, and three injured, VPC Executive Director Josh Sugarmann issued the following statement. More>>

Gun Violence Prevention Groups Condemn Launch of AR-15 Assault Rifles Designed Specifically for Children

An Illinois-based gun manufacturer is marketing AR-15 assault rifles designed specifically for children. Manufactured by WEE1 Tactical, and dubbed the JR-15, the company states that the child-sized assault rifles are 20 percent smaller than a standard AR-15, weigh only 2.2 pounds, and retail for $389. The company promises that the children’s assault rifle “looks, feels, and operates just like Mom and Dad’s gun.” More>>

5 Things You Can Do Now to Stop Gun Violence

In the wake of tragic mass shootings in Buffalo, New York and Uvalde, Texas, here are five things you can do right now to help stop gun violence. More>>