“All it takes is one good guy with a gun….” – ‘Seven US children are shot dead every day on average ‘and we are as a country ignoring them’
‘For every one U.S. soldier killed in Afghanistan during 11 years of war, at least 13 children were shot and killed in America’.
‘More than 450 kids didn’t make it to kindergarten’.
‘Another 2,700 or more were killed by a firearm before they could sit behind the wheel of a car’.
‘Every day, on average, seven children were shot dead’.
‘A News21 investigation of child and youth deaths in America between 2002 and 2012 found that at least 28,000 children and teens 19-years-old and younger were killed with guns’.
‘Teenagers between the ages of 15 and 19 made up over two-thirds of all youth gun deaths in America’.
‘Most of those killed by firearms, 62 percent, were murdered and the majority of victims were black children and teens’.
‘Suicides resulted in 25 percent of the firearm deaths of young people, : The majority of them were white’.
‘More than 1,100 children and teens were killed by a gun that accidentally discharged’.
From : http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2014/08/28/seven-us-children-are-shot-dead-every-day-on-average-and-we-are-as-a-country-ignoring-them/