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2019-10-23T09:17:54-05:00
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  Protect Children Not Guns 2019

The Children’s Defense Fund has documented the devastating toll of gun violence on children for more than two decades. This new installment of Protect Children, Not Guns reveals our gun violence epidemic is growing larger and more deadly. According to the latest data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 3,410 children and teens were killed with guns in 2017—the greatest number since 1998.

2019-05-16T09:57:30-05:00

  The State of America’s Children® 2017 Report

Millions of America’s children today suffer from hunger, homelessness and hopelessness. Together, The State of America’s Children® 2017 and corresponding state factsheets provide a comprehensive overview of how America’s children are doing nationally and inform conversations about how we can do better. Read More...