Child Gunshot Wounds Most Likely in Homes With Firearms, US Study

Child Gunshot Wounds Most Likely in Homes With Firearms, US Study
Even among rural Americans, parental attitudes run heterogenous on the topic of gun safety and children: Locked or unlocked, loaded or unloaded, and just how close should kids be to firearms? Whereas some parents in multiple-gun households teach firearm safety to toddlers, others forbid their children from playing with toy guns, or even pointing an index finger to mimic one. Christi Parenteau Martin, a 36-year-old mother of four from Cabot, Vt., says she supports… [Medical Daily (New York), Video, via GunPolicy.org]

Italian Police Find Gun Cache, Over 1,000 Bullets in Cemetery
POMIGLIANO D’ARCO, Naples – Carabinieri military police on Tuesday unearthed a small arms cache buried in a cemetery in the town of Pomigliano D’Arco located northeast of Naples, near Mount Vesuvius. The mini arsenal consisted of a 12-caliber shotgun and three sub-machine guns, all with no serial numbers, as well as more than 1000 bullets of various calibers. The weapons were taken to a ballistics lab for testing to find out if they have been used by the Naples Camorra… [Gazzetta del Sud (Italy), via GunPolicy.org]

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