Firearm Homicide Rates Rising: CDC Study

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in a study of the most recently available data from 2015-2016, found that 43 percent of the largest 50 metropolitan areas reported increases in the rate of gun-related deaths compared to 2012-2013. Firearm suicide rates are also going up.

In Shift, Gun-Control Groups Spend More Than NRA

The National Rifle Association has put $11 million into midterm races this year — less than half what it spent four years ago in an election that gave Republicans full control of Congress. Everytown for Gun Safety, founded by ex-NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg, is spending more than $30 million.