Virginia

In 2017, 1,041 people died from gun violence in Virginia. Sixty-five percent of all gun deaths in Virginia were suicides, and 33% were homicides.*

 

Supported Legislation in the Virginia State Legislature 2019:

Child Access Prevention: HB 2285/ SB 1096

Extreme Risk Protection Order: HB 1763/ SB 1458

Raising the Age: SB 1162

Reporting Lost and Stolen Firearms: HB 1644/ SB 1324

 

Fact Sheets and Reports:

Child Firearm Deaths in Virginia

Child Firearm Deaths in Virginia – Overview

Child Firearm Deaths in Virginia: By Type, Sex, and Race

 

Domestic Violence in Virginia

Domestic Violence Firearm Laws in Virginia

Domestic Violence Statistics in Virginia

Virginia’s Lethal Loopholes: Policy Solutions to Domestic Homicides Committed with Firearms

 

Firearm Homicide in Virginia

Firearm Homicide in Virginia

The Rise in Firearm Homicide and Suicide in Virginia

 

Firearm Suicide in Virginia

Firearm Suicide in Virginia

Firearm Suicide Among Current/Former Service Members in Virginia

The Rise in Firearm Suicide & Homicide in Virginia

 

Firearms Trafficking in Virginia

Flow of Crime Guns Map: Virginia to Other States

 

General Policy Recommendations

The Need for Universal Background Checks in Virginia

Report: Risk-Based Firearm Policy Recommendations for Virginia

 

*Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics. WONDER Online Database, 1999-2017. Available: http://wonder.cdc.gov/ucd-icd10.html

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