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Press Releases

Below are press releases from Consumer Federation of America and the Violence Policy Center on issues related to the consumer product approach. The list of links below is in order by date. By following these links you may leave the www.regulateguns.org website.


2003

U.S. Senator Corzine and Representative Kennedy Demand Immediate Health and Safety Regulation of Guns 6/10/03
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Consumer Federation of America Strongly Supports the “Assault Weapons Ban and Law Enforcement Protection Act of 2003” 5/9/03
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2002

VPC Releases Most Comprehensive State-by-State Study Ever Conducted on National Tragedy of Murder Suicide 04/17/02

Remington's "Safety Modification Program" Inadequate for Protecting Consumers 03/08/02

New Harvard University Study Shows Direct Link Between Gun Availability and Gun Death Among Children 02/21/02


2001

Nearly One Third of Kids Murdered With Handguns Are Shot And Killed by Other Kids, VPC Study Finds 11/28/01

Pro?Gun Experts Prove Handguns Are Ineffective Self?Defense Tools, New VPC Study Reveals 11/19/01

Violence Policy Center Releases When Men Murder Women: An Analysis of 1999 Homicide Data; African?American Women Three Times More Likely to be Murdered Than White Women 10/30/01

Violence Policy Center Releases When Men Murder Women: An Analysis of 1999 Homicide Data; Hispanic Women Suffer From a Higher Female Homicide Rate Than the National Average 10/30/01

Violence Policy Center Releases When Men Murder Women: An Analysis of 1999 Homicide Data 10/17/01

Even The Safest City in America Cannot Escape Handgun Violence 09/06/01

VPC Releases New Study, Hispanics and Firearms Violence 05/08/01


Study Documents How Shooting Ranges Poison Children; One of the Nation's Top Lead Polluters 05/01/01

VPC Releases Where'd They Get Their Guns? An Analysis of the Firearms Used in High?Profile Shootings, 1963 to 2001 04/18/01

VPC Releases Latest Edition of Firearms Production in America 04/10/01

School Shootings are Preventable: CFA Calls on Parents to Get Guns Out of the Home and on Congress to Regulate America's Out-of-Control Gun Industry 3/21/01

Santana High School Shooting Latest Proof of Need For Handgun Ban 3/05/2001

White House Shooting Latest Proof of Need For Handgun Ban 02/07/01

For Every Time a Women Uses a Handgun to Kill in Self?Defense, 101 Women Die in Handgun Murders, New VPC Report Finds 01/31/01



2000

New Survey Reveals that Americans want Congress to Regulate Guns as Consumer Products 07/20/00

Leading Consumer Advocate, Howard Metzenbaum, Voices Support for the Firearms Safety and Consumer Protection Act 07/19/00

 


 

 
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