The Daily Beast talks gun safety, accidental injury prevention, and discussions between the American Academy of Pediatrics and the National Rifle Association in a recent article on thedailybeast.com. BulletProof Kids founder, Dr. Claudia Fruin is mentioned and quoted in the article.
A 2-year-old boy – who was injured earlier this week when his older sister accidentally shot him in the stomach – died of his injuries while in the hospital. Investigators believe the rifle had been used earlier in the day by the children’s father and left in the living room area of the house. The
Utah continues to have one of the highest suicide rates in the nation with more than 10 Utahns taking their life each week – half of those using a gun, statistics show and among young people the gun is frequently a parent’s firearm. Representative Steve Eliason is proposing providing an incentive to gun owners to
In a one-hour special, hidden cameras revealed shocking examples of what children do when left alone with a gun in the house. “Young Guns,” a 20/20 report, aired Friday, January 31 and explored the issue of kids and guns. Interviews ranging from safe lock up to the demystification of children took place with parents across