Expanded self-defense laws are being used to justify killings of roommates, people who are unhoused, and in road rage incidents and child custody disputes.
In scores of intimate partner gun homicides from 2017 through 2020, Reveal found that law enforcement repeatedly ignored even the most glaring signs that a victim was at high risk of being killed.
In the decade since George Zimmerman killed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in Florida, stand your ground laws have expanded across the nation. And with them come more homicides.
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The documentary is a harrowing examination of why so many domestic abusers are allowed to keep their guns.
Gun-related deaths in the U.S. are at an all-time high. Why efforts to stop the violence fall short.
After Reveal reported on soaring rates of intimate partner homicide, new legislation gives state and local law enforcement more power to crack down on abusers who have weapons unlawfully.
After Reveal reported on soaring rates of intimate partner homicide, a bipartisan Senate proposal gives local law enforcement greater power to pursue abusers who possess illegal weapons.
Intimate partner homicides are skyrocketing, yet police, prosecutors and judges often trust offenders to disarm themselves.
A documentary from Reveal and Al Jazeera English exposes how ineffective laws have allowed domestic abusers to keep their guns – with deadly consequences.
We’re trying to get a more accurate picture of how many people have been shot by offenders illegally possessing firearms.