The launch of CrimAdvisor.com and Brady’s latest state scorecard highlighting the “friendliest” states for criminals to buy, carry, or even traffic guns is receiving excellent media coverage.
We all know that guns pose a serious risk to children. Every day in the United States, seven children and teens are killed from gunfire and many more are seriously injured.
On a nearly daily basis I hear of a tragedy where a young person gets a hold of a gun and kills another child by accident. Just last week there were three reported deaths. It is heartbreaking and preventable.
According to a new study, an alarming number of U.S. teens report easy access to guns at home, even when they are at increased risk of suicide.