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May 2017

Firearm Justifiable Homicides and Non-Fatal Self-Defense Gun Use

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Data analyzed in this report, although not specific to intimate partner violence, suggest that victims of attempted or completed violent crimes rarely use firearms in self-defense.
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September 2016

When Men Murder Women: An Analysis of 2014 Homicide Data

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The study covers homicides involving one female murder victim and one male offender, and uses data from the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Supplementary Homicide Report.
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October 2015

American Roulette: Murder-Suicide in the United States, Fifth Edition

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This is the fifth edition of the VPC’s American Roulette: Murder-Suicide in the United States. The study analyzes news reports of murder-suicides for the six-month period January 1, 2014 to June 30, 2014. To the VPC’s knowledge, it is the largest and most comprehensive analysis available on murder-suicide in the United States.
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September 2014

When Men Murder Women: An Analysis of 2012 Homicide Data

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The study covers homicides involving one female murder victim and one male offender, and uses data from the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Supplementary Homicide Report.
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When Men Murder Women: An Analysis of 2007 Homicide Data

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The study uses the most recent data available from the Federal Bureau of Investigation's unpublished Supplementary Homicide Report and is released each year to coincide with Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October.
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When Men Murder Women: An Analysis of 2006 Homicide Data

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The study uses the most recent data available from the Federal Bureau of Investigation's unpublished Supplementary Homicide Report and is released each year to coincide with Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October.
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January 2001

A Deadly Myth: Women, Handguns, and Self-Defense

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Analyzing FBI data, this study reports that a woman is far more likely to be the victim of a handgun homicide than to use a handgun in a justifiable homicide.
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When Men Kill Women: An Analysis of the 1996 Homicide Data

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"When Men Kill Women" has sections on: debunking the myth of the stranger lurking in the alley and exposing the reality of a husband or boyfriend with a gun; a summary of key findings; and conclusions around domestic violence and gun access. Two tables chart female homicides by state and other pages provide separate information for each U.S state.