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Guns are now the leading cause of death for American children

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4,368 children and adolescents up to the age of 19 died from firearms in 2020, a rate of 5.4 per 100,000 a dashboard by the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) showed. By comparison, there were 4,036 deaths linked to motor vehicles, the previous leading cause of death among this age group.
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Reality Check: Guns are now the leading cause of death for US kids - CNN Video

CNN's John Avlon examines possible gun safety legislation that is broadly popular with the American public and could prevent future killings.

1 month ago·Atlanta, United States
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Channel News Asia

Guns are now the leading cause of death for American children

WASHINGTON: Firearms have surpassed motor vehicle crashes as the leading cause of death among American youngsters, with official data showing a strong rise in gun-related homicides such as t

1 month ago·Singapore
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Political Wire

Guns Are Leading Cause of Death for Kids and Teenagers

Firearms were the leading cause of death for kids one and older for the first time in 2020, the most recent year for which CDC data is available, Axios reports.

1 month ago·New York, United States
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The Citizen

Guns are now the leading cause of death for American children

Homicides made up nearly two-thirds of the gun deaths.

1 month ago·South Africa
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Medical Xpress

Guns are now the leading cause of death for American children

Firearm deaths have surpassed motor vehicle crashes as the leading cause of death among American youngsters, with official data showing a strong rise in gun-related homicides such as the killing of 19 children in a Texas school rampage.

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Guns are the leading cause of death of minors in the US

Firearms outpaced automobile accidents as the leading cause of death for minors in the United States, with official data showing a

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