Find Gun Policy Facts

Armed violence prevention, gun control laws and the small arms trade:

Gun Policy News

United States

28 September 2009

Louisiana Weekly

Louisiana, with a rate of 2.53 per 100,000, ranks first in the U.S. in the rate of women murdered by men, according to a new report issued Tuesday by the Washington, DC-based Violence Policy Center (VPC). "When Men Murder Women: An Analysis of 2007 Homicide Data" details national and state-by-state information on female homicides involving one female murder victim and one male offender and uses the most recent data available from the Federal Bureau of Investigation's... (

Read More: Louisiana Weekly