Florida Attack on FBI Agents Latest Example of Threat Posed by Assault Weapons to Law Enforcement

On February 1, two FBI agents were killed and three wounded by a Florida man armed with an assault rifle. New VPC research shows that from 2016 to 2018, one in five law enforcement officers slain in the line of duty were killed with an assault weapon. More>>

Gun Industry and NRA Target Blacks and Latinos as First-Time Gun Owners and Future Pro-Gun Advocates, New VPC Study Details

In response to stagnation in the traditional white male market, the gun industry and National Rifle Association (NRA) are now targeting Blacks and Latinos as potential new gun buyers according to a new study from the VPC. More>>

Learn more about the Militarization of the Gun Industry

In response to a shrinking customer base, the firearms industry has made military-style assault weapons the focus of their marketing and sales efforts, while using increasingly militarized rhetoric and images to sell these weapons. More>>