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Remember the Students Lost to Gun Violence: Sign Their Yearbook

Remember the Students Lost to Gun Violence: Sign Their Yearbook

Unlike millions of other students in the U.S., not all get the chance to have their high school yearbook signed by their friends. Why? Because each year, 2,000 young Americans lose their lives to gun-violence before getting... Read More
Accidental Shootings of Children: More Victims Than the Records Show

Accidental Shootings of Children: More Victims Than the Records Show

The New York Times reports today that child firearm deaths from accidental shootings are an even greater problem than reports indicate. Due to the “idiosyncrasies in how such deaths are classified by the authorities,” those deaths... Read More
Child Gun Deaths and Injuries: The AAP Report

Child Gun Deaths and Injuries: The AAP Report

According to a report by The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the absence of guns from children’s homes and communities is the most reliable and effective measure to prevent firearm-related injuries in children and adolescents.  Firearm-related deaths–including homicide, suicide, and unintentional deaths–continue... Read More