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Displaying records 1 through 8 (8 total).

Handgun Control Inc., and Center to Prevent Handgun Violence. n.d.. We have a comprehensive program to combat gun violence. Washington, DC: Handgun Control, Inc., and Center to Prevent Handgun Violence, 1 p.

Center to Prevent Handgun Violence. n.d.. Safety pledge. Washington, DC: Center to Prevent Handgun Violence, 1 p.

Center to Prevent Handgun Violence. n.d.. Kids plus guns: A deadly equation. Washington, DC: Center to Prevent Handgun Violence, 1 p.

Annotation: This poster bears the text: Thousands of kids are killed or badly hurt by guns every year. Now they can't play sports, can't drive, can't dance, can't even walk, talk or see. These are the kids who lived. It is available in English and Spanish.

Contact: Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence, 1225 Eye Street, N.W., Suite 1100, Washington, DC 20005, Telephone: (202) 289-7319 Fax: (202) 408-1851 Web Site: http://www.bradycenter.org Price unknown.

Keywords: Firearms, Gun control, Handguns, Injury prevention, Posters, Spanish language materials

Center to Prevent Handgun Violence. n.d.. Every day, 15 kids are killed with guns in America. Washington, DC: Center to Prevent Handgun Violence, 1 poster.

Annotation: This poster shows three children finding a gun in a dresser drawer. It describes the danger to a family of a gun in the home and advises that any gun be emptied out and locked up. It is available in English and Spanish.

Contact: Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence, 1225 Eye Street, N.W., Suite 1100, Washington, DC 20005, Telephone: (202) 289-7319 Fax: (202) 408-1851 Web Site: http://www.bradycenter.org Price unknown.

Keywords: Firearms, Gun control, Handguns, Injury prevention, Posters, Spanish language materials

Center to Prevent Handgun Violence. 1994. Every two hours, someone's child is killed with a loaded gun. Washington, DC: Center to Prevent Handgun Violence; Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics, 1 p.

Annotation: This poster shows a clock face with photos of children. It describes the danger to a family of a gun in the home and advises that any gun be emptied out and locked up.

Contact: Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence, 1225 Eye Street, N.W., Suite 1100, Washington, DC 20005, Telephone: (202) 289-7319 Fax: (202) 408-1851 Web Site: http://www.bradycenter.org Price unknown.

Keywords: Firearms, Gun control, Handguns, Injury prevention, Posters

Wintemute G. 1994. Ring of fire: The handgun makers of southern California. Sacramento, CA: University of California at Davis, Violence Prevention Research Program, 107 pp.

Annotation: This report describes six handgun manufacturers in Southern California which collectively produce more than a third of all handguns made in the United States. The report analyzes and illustrates various models of handguns, how they are marketed by their makers, and what role these firearms play in crime. Regulations which apply to the handgun industry are discussed and suggestions for community action are given.

Contact: Violence Prevention Research Program, University of California at Davis, 2315 Stockton Blvd. , Sacramento, CA 95817, Telephone: (916) 734-3539 Fax: (916) 734-3063 E-mail: vprp@ucdavis.edu Web Site: http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/vprp/ $10.00; prepayment required; make checks payable to Regents, University of California.

Keywords: California, Firearms, Handguns, Industry, Regulations

Handgun Control, Inc. 1993 (ca.). In 1992, handguns killed—. Washington, DC: Center to Prevent Handgun Violence, 1 p.

Annotation: This poster shows a picture of a handgun in the colors of the American flag and gives data on the number of people killed by handguns in several other countries and in the United States.

Contact: Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence, 1225 Eye Street, N.W., Suite 1100, Washington, DC 20005, Telephone: (202) 289-7319 Fax: (202) 408-1851 Web Site: http://www.bradycenter.org Price unknown.

Keywords: Firearms, Gun control, Handguns, Posters, Statistics

U.S. General Accounting Office. 1991. Accidental shootings: Many deaths and injuries caused by firearms could be prevented. Washington, DC: U.S. General Accounting Office, 47 pp.

Annotation: This report discusses the high incidence of accidental shootings and the methods by which accidental shootings can be prevented. The study asserts that 31 percent of accidental deaths might be prevented by the addition of two safety devices: a child-proof safety device and a loading indicator. The GAO also approximates that 105 injuries for each death occur due to accidental shooting. The report recommends that safety devices and any other preventive measures that would reduce accidental shooting be implemented.

Contact: U.S. Government Accountability Office, 441 G Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20548, Telephone: (202) 512-3000 Secondary Telephone: E-mail: contact@gao.gov Web Site: http://www.gao.gov Available from the website. Document Number: GAO/PEMD-91-9.

Keywords: Engineering, Firearm injuries, Firearms, Gun control, Handguns, Injury prevention, Legislation, Prevention, Safety equipment, Technology, Unintentional injuries

   

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number U02MC31613, MCH Advanced Education Policy, $3.5 M. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.