Guns surpass motor vehicles as top cause of death for U.S. children: What parents should know

Guns surpass motor vehicles as top cause of death for U.S. children: What parents should know

Healthline, April 26, 2022

Guns are now the leading cause of death in children and teenagers in the United States. “In addition to common-sense gun control, such as safe storage and enforcement of red flag laws, we need universally administered community- and school-based programs that effectively prevent violence,” said Jeff Temple, PhD, a licensed psychologist, and director of the Center for Violence Prevention at the University of Texas Medical Branch.