Protect Children, Not Guns (2012)

TITLE: Protect Children, Not Guns (2012)
SOURCE:  Children’s Defense Fund
URL: http://www.childrensdefense.org/child-research-data-publications/data/protect-children-not-guns-2012.pdf
BITLY WEB STATS/TWEETS: http://bit.ly/PFlSJ0+

FINDINGS: in ‘08 & ‘09, 5,740 kids were killed by guns. Represents yearly  average of 150 accidental deaths of kids, yearly average of 774 child suicides by firearm, & yearly average of 17,193 nonfatal firearm injuries.
NOTES: 87% of those who are under 15 & killed by guns in the top 23 high-income countries lived in the US, 8 children are killed by firearms each day.

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