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Editorial: Gun storage laws save lives, so why don't we have more of them?

A study published this week in JAMA Pediatrics reinforces a sobering reality: that far too many minors are gaining access to firearms and either committing suicide or accidentally killing themselves - or others. Last year more than 4,500 children age 17 or younger were killed or wounded with guns. While suicide statistics for 2018 aren't available, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has reported a sharp rise in recent youth

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