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This a free collection of activity guides, workbooks, and gun safety action plans can give you the tools and information you need to avoid a lot of misinformation and bad advice on this topic.

Often, guns are in the home before a child became a resident or family members and friends come to visit. Therefore, safe storage of firearms needs to be addresses when guns are first introduced to the home. If firearm safety is not part of home safety, many people suffer because of the mishandling loaded firearms. When children have access to loaded firearms the results can be traumatic and life altering.

America’s gun problem, explained

No other developed country in the world has anywhere near the same rate of gun violence as America. The US has nearly six times the gun homicide rate as Canada, more than seven times as Sweden, and nearly 16 times as Germany, according to UN data compiled by the Guardian. (These gun deaths are a big reason America has a much higher overall homicide rate, which includes non-gun deaths, than other developed nations.)

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pdf1840-2019 List of School Shootings in the United States from Wikipedia


Video: School Year Students On Lockdown

During the school year, more than 4 million students participate in at least one lockdown, most often in response to a perceived gun or violent threat, a Washington Post report found. And these perceived threats, psychologists say are causing students trauma.

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Public Downloads - Español (Spanish)

When available, we provide all our content with a Spanish version in our public download section. You can find additional material from sources listed in all our articles.

Videos: Healthcare Triage - Guns and Public Health Part 1-4

  • A Brief History of Guns in America: Guns and Public Health Part 1
  • Homicide and Firearms: Guns and Public Health Part 2
  • Firearms and Suicide: Guns and Public Health Part 3
  • What Kind of Gun Laws Work? Guns and Public Health Part 4