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Posted: 4/5/2006 7:06:09 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 4/5/2006 7:06:49 PM EDT by Lion_Dog]
OMG - guns are Bahhhhhhhad!!!

Asking
Saves
Kids­

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'Make Sure You or Your Children ASK if there are any GUNS in the homes they visit'!

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ASK = http://www.askingsaveskids.com

Brings you to:

http://www.paxusa.org/ask/index.html



Statistics
Injury Mortality Reports, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, CDC, latest data available

Nearly 8 children and teens were killed by firearms every day in 2003
Over 37 additional children and teens were seriously injured by firearms every day in 2004
Visit the CDC's National Center for Injury Prevention and Control web page for more information
Pediatrics, the official journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics, Findings From the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, 2002, published 2005

Nearly 1.7 million children, under the age of 18, live in homes with firearms that are both loaded and unlocked in the United States
Peter Hart Research Associates Poll, 1999, American Journal of Public Health, April 2000

Over 40% of American households with children have guns
Benenson Strategy Group survey for PAX of parents with children age 5-14, July, 2002

53% of parents say it had never occurred to them to ask if there was a gun where their child played
72% of parents would be concerned if they knew there was a gun where their child played
97% of parents who owned a gun said they would not feel uncomfortable if asked about the presence of a gun in their home by another parent




Anybody else see/hear this???
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