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Tennessee led the nation in negligent-firearm storage shootings in 2017

Tennessee’s problem with kids and negligently-stored firearms is not getting any better.  In fact, it’s getting worse. Our state led the entire nation for these shootings last year. According to data from the Children’s Firearm Safety Alliance (CFSA), an organization that tracks unintentional shootings involving children and unsecured firearms, in 2017, Tennessee led the entire nation in the number of

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FOURTH CHILD DIES IN TENNESSEE AS A RESULT OF ACCESS TO UNLOCKED FIREARM

11TH INCIDENT IN 2017, 4TH FATALITY, 7th INCIDENT SINCE LEGISLATURE VOTED DOWN MAKAYLA’S LAW Tragically today, a 7-year-old was fatally shot by her 2-year-old cousin in Nashville. So far this year, there have been 11 shootings involving children with access to irresponsibly stored firearms. Seven children were injured while four were killed.  The incident today was the 7th shooting of this type since the Senate Judiciary

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