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New Study Details Gun Injuries Suffered by Children

Every day in the United States, about 20 children are injured by firearms and require hospitalization, according to new research. The research said that in 2009, there were 7,391 hospitalizations of victims under the age of 20 and that six percent of those admitted die as a result of their injuries. “This study is a stark reminder of the devastating effects of gun violence,” said Adam Winkler, a law professor at UCLA and author of the book Gunfight. “Too often, we focus only on the...

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