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Asking saves lives: A simple question can keep children safe from gun injury

Published: June 20, 2017
  • Author: Claire McCarthy, MD,


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Baljit Singh
July 02, 2017

Very nice articles
Dr. Baljit Singh

Francesca Coltrera
June 26, 2017

That sounds great–maybe you could post a link? I’d love to see the research that the NRA has done on how best to prevent gun injuries and deaths in children and I’m sure others feel the same way.

James Boatright
June 24, 2017

I doubt it does any good to reason with this type of person, William. Many odious anti-gun laws have been passed “to save the children.” If the author were actually concerned about children, she would support the excellent Eddie Eagle gun safety program offered to elementary schools by the NRA.

June 23, 2017

While the article is well intended, much legitimacy is lost by citing recommendations of the Brady Center, a very politically aligned anti-firearms organization. The suggestions of the author would carry more weight if not attributed to an organization so well known for militantly pushing political agendas. The NRA has long established and very successful programs for keeping kids safe from firearm accidents but by quoting a one sided view to the solution the author has shut out much of the potential audience.

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