Rebecca Cunningham on a new firearms safety website, led by U-M

Rebecca Cunningham on a new firearms safety website, led by U-M

Firearm deaths, injuries among children: New website to accelerate knowledge, prevention

Firearm deaths, injuries among children: New website to accelerate knowledge, prevention


Nearly 28,000 American children and teens have died because of firearms in the past decade—second only to the 44,800 who died in motor vehicle collisions.

But while the number of young people who die each year from car and truck crashes has fallen, it’s stayed about the same for guns.