Thursday, January 30, 2014

Infographic: Child Access to Firearms in the US | New CDC Resources

 From:  Children's Safety Network                                                                                                      

Children often find or handle firearms in the home without their parents' knowledge. In the United States, 2,600,000 children live in homes with unlocked firearms that are stored loaded or with ammunition.Child Access to Firearms in the US discusses the number of children who have firearms in their household, how the firearms are stored, and how often children handle firearms.

This is the final infographic in a three-part series of infographics on firearms.
Firearm-Related Fatalities in US Children & Youth: Homicide, Suicide, and Unintentional
The Magnitude of Firearm-Related Fatalities in Children and Youth
Child Access to Firearms in the US (NEW!)