Today, nearly 2 million kids nationwide live in homes with unlocked, loaded guns, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). Not to mention, gun sales have increased amid the recent COVID-19 pandemic. There’s no doubt gun safety is paramount — perhaps now more than ever. Parents may not realize the risk of serious injury […]
When your child goes to a friend’s house, you might not think to ask if there are guns in the house. Or you might be hesitant to ask for fear of being rude. But the question should definitely be on your checklist. “When you arrange that play date, it’s going to be an awkward moment […]
Nearly 3.3 million American children live in households with firearms that are, at times, kept loaded and unlocked, according to Safe Kids USA. In this video, injury prevention coordinator Gia Ramsey emphasizes the importance of education and common sense when keeping kids safe in households with guns.
Guns are everywhere in our society. There are daily news stories about gun-related crimes and too frequent headlines about mass shootings in schools, on college campuses, at businesses, and on city streets – just about any place innocent people may be gathered. Guns are omnipresent, and often glorified, in popular culture – in music lyrics, […]