New Report Highlights Alarming
Rates of Gun Deaths and Children
The Children’s Defense Fund has released a new report which details the latest statistics on child gun deaths, including national trends and state-by-state information.
Among the findings in the report, entitled Children and Guns, are:
The report also compares every states’ adopted gun laws and compares youth firearm deaths from 1996 to 1997 for each state.
For more information on the
report, contact Laura Hessburg with the CDF at (202) 662-3564, or visit
CDF’s web site at www.childrensdefense.org