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Children and Guns

Yet Another Toddler Accidentally Shot And Killed His Mother

The Huffington Post | Willa Frej | Posted 04.27.2016 | Crime

A 2-year-old boy accidentally shot and killed his mother on Tuesday while she was driving in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. It adds to a growing list of accide...

Iowa Lawmakers Approve Bill That Would Let Kids Have Handguns

The Huffington Post | Kim Bellware | Posted 02.25.2016 | Politics

Children of all ages in Iowa would be able to lay down their toy guns and pick up the real thing under a bill that passed the state House of Represent...

Texas Child Shootings Kill 3 Young Boys In 4 Days

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 03.03.2015 | Crime

A rash of tragic child shootings in Texas over the weekend has led local law enforcement to appeal for gun safety. "I beg of you, help us to keep ...

I-Z, We-Z, Uzi

Renee Fisher | Posted 11.02.2014 | Comedy
Renee Fisher

In the new editions, Little Red Riding Hood has an Uzi and blows the head off the wolf. Snow White aims her Uzi at the dwarves and gives them 30 minutes to vacate the premises. Goldilocks offs the three bears and then goes back to sleep.

Christina Wilkie

NRA: 'Children Can Have Fun at the Shooting Range' | Christina Wilkie | Posted 08.27.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Less than two days after a 9-year-old girl in Arizona accidentally shot and killed a gun range instructor who was showing her how to fir...

Emily Thomas

Pro-Gun Book For Kids Ignites Outrage | Emily Thomas | Posted 08.06.2014 | Parents

The Internet is up in arms about a book that aims to teach young children about gun rights, but the authors are standing by their work. The book, M...

With More Kids Playing at Home During Summer, Gun Safety Must Be a Top Priority

John Feinblatt | Posted 08.30.2014 | Impact
John Feinblatt

Seventy percent of kids under age 10 knew where their parents stored their guns, even when they were hidden. When curious kids and their siblings or friends find those guns, the results can be tragic.

Child's Play -- the Business of Guns in America

Robert Muggah | Posted 07.05.2013 | Politics
Robert Muggah

There are gaping holes when it comes to regulating the misuse of guns by children. Much more can be done to keep the young away from guns -- at both ends of the barrel.

Katherine Bindley

An App To Screen For Guns On Facebook | Katherine Bindley | Posted 02.20.2013 | Technology

EyeGuardian started out as an app to help parents detect suspicious activity -- such as potential cyberbullying and inappropriate photos -- on their c...

Lisa Belkin Discusses Gun Safety On HLN's 'Raising America'

Posted 02.06.2013 | Parents

HuffPost Senior Columnist Lisa Belkin appeared on HLN’s new parenting-focused show, "Raising America With Kyra Phillips," on Tuesday to discuss guns...

The Question You Must Ask Before Your Kid's Playdate

good men project | Posted 01.30.2013 | Parents

Written by Jim Higley Last week, The Good Men Project asked me to weigh in on a topic they were contributing to which explored parents comfort wit...

Eddie Eagle Is An Endangered Species, I Fear

Rabbi Doug Sagal | Posted 03.19.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Doug Sagal

Eddie Eagle, the mascot created by the NRA to teach kids gun safety, is kind of like a Smokey the Bear -- but with loaded guns instead of lit matches. Now, however, the NRA has been thoroughly co-opted by the gun manufacturers, and Eddie the Eagle is no more.