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Posts tagged "child access to guns"
Help us keep guns away from kids.

Help us keep guns away from kids.

Support Nicholas’s Law for the safe storage of guns in New York. Read More
For Mother's Day: One Mom's Appeal to Protect Kids from Guns

For Mother’s Day: One Mom’s Appeal to Protect Kids from Guns

I still have this drawing that my son, Nicholas, made for me. He was just 12 years old when he was unintentionally shot and killed by a friend who was playing with his father’s unlocked and loaded gun. Read More
CAP Bill Named for Nicholas Naumkin, Victim of Accidental Shooting

CAP Bill Named for Nicholas Naumkin, Victim of Accidental Shooting

New York State’s proposed Child Access Prevention/Safe Storage bill, A8293, has been named “Nicholas’s Bill,” after 12-year-old Nicholas Naumkin. In December, 2010, Nicholas, of Saratoga Springs, New York, died after being  shot by a friend who was playing with his father’s unlocked gun. Nicholas–who loved acting, drawing and computer animation–was at his Read More
Gun in a Flower Pot: The Dangers of "Community" Guns

Gun in a Flower Pot: The Dangers of “Community” Guns

Flower pots usually bring beauty to a neighborhood–but not in the case of the flower pot with the hidden gun. A nine-year-old boy shot himself in the hand after discovering the gun hidden in a flower pot found between two homes in Albany, NY. The gun is believed to have been a “community gun”–a gun hidden... Read More