Funded as a Special Interest Resource Center: Civil & Criminal Justice Responses to Domestic Violence by the Family and Youth Services Bureau, Department of Health and Human Services, with additional funding provided by the Office on Violence Against WomenDepartment of Justice.
Webinar Recording

OVW Grantee Firearms Webinar Series: Surrendering Firearms and Saving Lives 3/3

Published: June, 2022| BWJP

OVW Grantee Firearms Webinar Series: Surrendering Firearms and Saving Lives 3/3 Dave Keck and Alicia Nichols June 16, 2022  In this third and final webinar in the series, Dave Keck and Alicia Nichols… View this resource

News Article

SCOTUS Just Made Domestic Violence More Deadly

Published: June, 2022| BWJP

SCOTUS Just Made Domestic Violence More Deadly By Julie Germann, J.D. “[All too often] the only difference between a battered woman and a dead woman is the presence of a gun.”  This statement made by… View this resource

News Article

You Thought the Boyfriend Loophole Was Closing… Not Exactly.

Published: June, 2022| BWJP

You Thought the Boyfriend Loophole Was Closing… Not Exactly.  Over the last 25 years, domestic violence advocates, organizations, and survivors have been pushing Congress to close the “boyfriend… View this resource

Webinar Recording

How the Supreme Court's Decision in NY State Rifle & Pistol Association v. Bruen will affect victims of domestic violence.

Published: June, 2022| BWJP

How the Supreme Court's Decision in NY State Rifle & Pistol Association v. Bruen will affect victims of domestic violence. BWJP's statement on the recent ruling about the ability to carry a… View this resource

Webinar Recording

OVW Grantee Firearms Webinar Series: Intersection of Domestic Violence and Firearms Part 2/3

Published: May, 2022| BWJP

OVW Grantee Firearms Webinar Series: Intersection of Domestic Violence and Firearms Part 2/3 Dave Keck and Alicia Nichols May 19, 2022 This webinar, Intersection of Domestic Violence and Firearms… View this resource

Webinar Recording

OVW Grantee Firearms Webinar Series - Part 1/3

Published: April, 2022| BWJP

OVW Grantee Firearms Webinar Series Part 1/3 This webinar is an introduction to the Firearms Center and provides an overview of domestic violence and firearms and state and federal laws that prohibit… View this resource

National Resource Center on Domestic Violence and Firearms 3-part Webinar Series

Published: April, 2022| BWJP

National Resource Center on Domestic Violence and Firearms 3-part Webinar Series April 21 | May 19 | June 16 from 11- 12:15 p.m. pacific | 1- 2:15 p.m. central | 2- 3:15 p.m. eastern  Description This… View this resource

Statute Guides & Matrices

18 USC 922(g)(8) Case Law

Published: February, 2021| NCPOFFC

This matrix is a compilation of case law involving the federal firearm prohibitor 18 USC 922(g)(8) and protection orders. To receive an electronic or hard copy, please contact NCPOFFC at 1 (800)… View this resource

Statute Guides & Matrices

Firearms and Domestic Violence: State and Territorial Statutory Provisions Matrix

Published: February, 2021| NCPOFFC

This matrix contains state and territorial firearm statutes as they relate to civil protection orders; criminal offenses, procedures, prohibited transferees; licenses/permits, and background checks. View this resource

Statute Guides & Matrices

18 USC 922 (g)(9) Case Law

Published: October, 2017| NCPOFFC

This matrix is a compilation of case law involving the federal firearm prohibitor 18 USC 922(g)(9) and misdemeanor crimes of domestic violence (MCDV). To receive an electronic or hard copy, please… View this resource

Tools & Guides

A Passport to Safety: A Judge's Bench Card

Published: May, 2011| NCJFCJ, NCPOFFC

This tool provides key information on full faith and credit and firearms to judges. Included are benchcards for both issuing and enforcing courts dealing with domestic violence protection orders. View this resource

Tools & Guides

Protection Orders and How They Apply Under Federal Prohibitor 922 (g)(8) to All Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) Users: July 19, 2010 Letter from the FBI

Published: July, 2010| FBI

This letter from the FBI describes how the federal firearm prohibitor in 18 USC 922(g)(8) applies to protection orders. View this resource