Gun Safety on TV

FBI: Gun Safety on TV

This study, conducted with Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund, examines how gun safety and gun violence prevention are  depicted in popular TV and provides recommendations for how the television industry can improve portrayals. We analyzed 250 episodes of scripted TV dramas and found limited depictions or discussions of gun safety and gun violence prevention measures. While rare, when gun safety portrayals do appear, they can have a substantial impact on viewers’.

Read the report.