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Research on Gun Violence in Nevada

Loopholes in the law make it easy for dangerous people in Nevada to get guns, resulting in needless violence — from deadly domestic abuse to suicide and school shootings. Everytown’s independent research on gun violence in the state illuminates the gaps in the system that make it too easy for dangerous people to get guns, and highlights the solutions that will help keep guns out of the hands of dangerous people.

Learn more about what’s being done to prevent gun violence in Nevada from our partners at Nevadans for Background Checks.

Original Research

Everytown conducted extensive research on the marketplace for guns in Nevada -- and made some startling discoveries about the loopholes in the state's gun laws.

When guns end up in the wrong hands, police officers often pay the highest price.

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In Nevada alone in the last three years, the background check system has blocked 5,379 gun sales to prohibited people.

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Gun violence takes a heavy toll on the health and wellbeing of Nevadans — but treating firearm injuries also takes a significant bite out of the state’s pocketbook.

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