National Rifle Association
Firearms and Foster Homes: Arizona Law Cancels Gun Regs for Caregivers
The Arizona House of Representatives passed a bill last week that will prevent the state’s child protection agency from requiring foster parents to lock up firearms. Lawmakers say the Department of Child Safety’s (DCS) current regulations run contrary to a state law that forbids state agencies from setting their own rules related to guns, according to the Arizona Republic.
Gun Violence as a Public Health Issue: Prevention Should be Funded Accordingly
Unattended guns can harm your children. Guns may cause injury or death. Guns may increase the case-fatality rate of firearm suicide attempts. Imagine these phrases plastered on the box of recently purchased gun.
New Research: Death by Firearm 10 Times More Likely in America
A study published late last year in the American Journal of Medicine illustrates a great disparity in violence between America and other countries. The study, “Violent Death Rates: The US Compared with Other High-income OECD Countries,” used 2010 World Health Organization mortality data to compare rates of violence in the United States against the rates in other high-income and well-populated countries.