“A new study reveals more than a quarter-million people died from firearm-related injuries in 2016, with half of those deaths occurring in only six countries in the Americas: Brazil, the United States, Mexico, Colombia, Venezuela, and Guatemala.
A part of the Global Burden of Disease, the study assesses firearm-related mortality between 1990 and 2016 for 195 countries and territories by age and by sex. It is the most extensive study ever conducted on global firearm-related deaths. Deaths from conflict and terrorism, executions, and law enforcement shootings were not included in the total estimates.”
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On September 8th, 2018 please come out and join the Blue Lives Support Team in the 2nd Annual Concerns of Police Survivors 5K in Delaware.
Concerns of Police Survivors is a 501(c3) non-profit organization that helps families of police officers killed in the line of duty.
To register, please click on the link below: https://lnkd.in/ddmX9JR
DeCAGV supports prevention efforts that promote positive health outcomes with our youth throughout Delaware, such as this weekend’s “Cut Short” and PSA Viewing Party held by La Esperanza and Blurred Vision Entertainment at the Dagsboro Clayton Theatre.
Come out this Sunday, August 12th, and support the Brandon Lee Brinkley 2nd Annual Scholarship Awards!
“A federal judge in Seattle issued a temporary restraining order Tuesday to stop the release of blueprints for making untraceable and undetectable 3D-printed plastic guns. The judge says the guns could end up in the wrong hands.
The company behind the plans, Austin, Texas-based Defense Distributed, had reached a settlement with the federal government in June that allows it to make the plans for the guns available for download Wednesday.
The restraining order from U.S. District Judge Robert Lasnik puts that plan on hold for now.”
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