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What Happens To Kids Who Shoot Their Siblings

The Trace | Chloe Angyal | Posted 10.19.2015 | Politics

It took a second for the gun to accidentally go off, weeks for Florida to pass a law to keep guns out of children’s hands, and a lifetime for Sean S...

The Child Safety Issue That Doctors Don't Talk About

Mike Weisser | Posted 10.25.2014 | Politics
Mike Weisser

Physicians need to ask patients if they lock away their guns for the same reason they ask patients whether their children are constrained while sitting in the car.

The One Question I Wish I'd Asked My Children's Babysitter Before It Was Too Late

Sonya Barge | Posted 08.21.2014 | Politics
Sonya Barge

June 4, 1998 began as a routine day. I kissed three-year-old Markie and my five-year-old daughter Jennifer goodbye as I took my two older girls to school. A day that began so normally ended with heartbreak and pain that I still can't begin to explain.

'The Last Words He Said To His Friend Were: I Can't Believe You Shot Me'

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Schuster | Posted 11.15.2013 | Politics

"The last words he said to his friend were, 'I can't believe you shot me.'" -- Ann Marie Crowell whose son was shot and killed by his friend on Chri...

This Is How Many Children Are Wounded By Guns Every Year

Posted 10.28.2013 | Crime

Every year more than 7,000 children with gunshot wounds are admitted to hospitals in the United States, according to a new study that was presented Su...

3-Year-Old Fatally Shot Playing 'Game' With Mother's Boyfriend

Posted 09.17.2013 | Chicago

A 3-year-old boy from Northwest Indiana is dead after "playing a game" with his mother's boyfriend who apparently forgot he was holding a loaded gun, ...

Kathleen Miles

LOOK: Unbelievable Photos Of Kids Holding Guns

HuffingtonPost.com | Kathleen Miles | Posted 08.30.2013 | Los Angeles

In a raid dubbed "Operation Thumbs Down," roughly 800 FBI agents and LAPD officers Thursday arrested about three dozen alleged members of the infamous...

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.

Should Parents Be Legally Responsible For A Child's Gunfire?

The Bakersfield Californian | Steven Mayer | Posted 03.23.2013 | Los Angeles

It may be a gun owner's worst nightmare. A child in your home finds a gun, picks it up, and to your eternal regret, fires it out of anger or careless...