Slides from Senate Judiciary Study Committee Hearing on MaKayla’s Law

On Wednesday November 2, 2016, The Safe Tennessee Project was asked to speak about unintentional shootings involving children in Tennessee and MaKayla’s Law.  Below are the slides from our presentation including the 20/20 video clip.


Citations from the presentation —

Chronicle of Agony: Gun Accidents Kill at Least 1 Kid Every Other Day
USA Today and  Associated Press

Accidental Shootings of Children – sortable list of states

Memphis First in Accidental Child Shootings
The Tennessean and Commercial Appeal

When Kids Pull the Trigger, Who’s Responsible?

Adult Gun Owners Must Protect Children’s Lives
Editorial in Knoxville News Sentinel

Gun storage practices and risk of youth suicide and unintentional firearm injuries
Journal of the American Medical Association

State Firearm Laws, Firearm Ownership, and Safety Practices Among Families of Preschool-Aged Children
American Journal of Public Health

Preventing Gun Deaths in Children
New England Journal of Medicine

Safe Storage of Firearms
The American Academy of Pediatrics

Eddie Eagle Program
NRA Explore

Gun Safety Rules
NRA Explore

Guns and Your Children
The Well-Armed Woman

Firearms Responsibility in the Home
National Shooting Sports Foundation

The NRA May Be Misusing Its Child Gun-Safety Program
The Business Insider