According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), "intimate partner violence" (IPV) is actual or threatened physical or sexual violence or psychological and emotional abuse directed toward a spouse, ex-spouse, current or former boyfriend or girlfriend, or current or former dating partner. Intimate partners may be heterosexual or of the same sex.
This fact sheet discusses the intersection of IVP and firearms.
Title: Intimate Partner Violence and Firearms
Publication date 2010-09-01
Publication Year 2010
Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Policy and Research
North America / United States
, domestic violence
, intimate partner violence
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