Recently released data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows firearms are the leading cause of death for children in the United States according to new federal data analyzed by researchers at the University of Michigan, Drs. Jason Goldstick, Rebecca Cunningham, and Marc Zimmerman.

Read full press release and the publication in the New England Journal of Medicine.

The school shooting event in Uvalde, Texas which killed 19 children and 2 teachers on May 24, 2022 is bringing this epidemic to the forefront in the media:

  • Hudson Valley Press: Building Illuminated for Gun Violence Awareness (6/8/2022)
  • The Lancet: Gun violence in the USA: children’s right to health (6/4/2022)
  • En EEUU miles de niños y adultos morirán de un balazo (6/2/2022) 
  • LA Progressive: Reimagining Gun Control in Politically Polarized America (6/2/2022)
  • Study Claims That Guns Were The ‘Leading Cause Of Death’ For Children In The US In 2020 (6/1/2022)
  • Guns “Leading Cause Of Death” For Children In 2020 In US: Study (6/1/2022)
  • Milliyet Haber. ABD’de silah kaynaklı ölümler, araba kazalarını geride bıraktı! (5/27/2022)
  • Bloomberg US Edition. NRA Lobbying Curbs Research That Can Prevent Gun Violence Deaths (6/3/2022)
  • The Limited Times. An American media organization: The spread of weapons and violence in the United States threatens the lives of children (5/31/2022)
  • The Business Standard: US House panel seeks gun marketing, sales data after shootings (5/28/2022)
  • NPR: The U.S. is uniquely terrible at protecting children from gun violence (5/28/2022)
  • Press TV: Guns now leading cause of death for American children: CDC. (5/27/2022)
  • SheKnows: Gun Violence Quietly Became the Number One Cause of Death in American Children as of 2020 (5/26/2022)
  • Zee News: Gun violence leading killer of American kids surpassing road accidents, drug overdose: Study (5/26/2022)
  • Bharat Times: Gun violence leading killer of American kids surpassing road accidents: Study (5/26/2022)
  • The i Paper ( What happened in Texas? How many victims were killed by Salvador Ramos in Uvalde elementary school shooting (5/25/2022)
  • The Conversation (FR): 19 children, 2 adults killed in Texas elementary school shooting – 3 essential reads on America’s relentless gun violence (5/25/2022)
    • MarketWatch: The Conversation: Opinion: School shootings could be prevented—3 essential reads on why we’ve suffered 137 of them just this year (5/28/2022)
  • Fox News Channel: Uvalde, Texas school shooting: Devastated uncle opens up about nephew killed in massacre: ‘He loved to dance’ (5/25/2022)
  • Forbes: As Gun Violence Became Deadliest Problem In America, Congress Cut Funding To Research Solutions — At The NRA’s Urging (5/25/2022)
  • Plainsmen Post: Texas massacre underscores grim statistic: gun violence is the leading cause of death among American children (5/25/2022)