New knowledge: This week

Selections from the Knowledge Room at The Gun Violence Reporter

"We’ve found that many gun owners are frustrated that the gun lobby claims to be speaking for them." -Gabby Giffords

From CBS News: "the American gun industry remains lucrative, with 1 million-plus firearms still sold each month."

From the Chattanooga Times Free Press:

"Gun violence affects city tax coffers, health care costs and neighborhood home values, not to mention the lost wages of victims and their families."

Findings of study "using 17 metrics grouped in three key areas: firearms industry, gun prevalence:"

From the JAMA Network:

“Intimate partner homicide victims were largely female and killed by a firearm, and homicides often involved broken relationships or jealousy.”

Photo: Gabby Giffords embracing President Obama at the 2012 State of the Union Address, via Wikipedia.