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.
By law, domestic abusers are banned from owning guns. But too often, those laws aren’t enforced, and the consequences can be deadly.