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Pediatric Child Access Prevention

Nationwide, firearms are the #1 leading cause of death in Black children and youth.

Firearms are the #2 leading cause of death in ALL children and youth.

Safe storage of firearms and stronger laws reduce deaths from homicides, suicides and unintentional injuries.

Brochure about firearm safety

Pediatric Child Access Prevention Project Team
Linda McKibben MD MPH DrPH FAAP FACPM, Project Director and CEO,
Madelyn Jones, BA Women’s Alliance/EmpowHER Intern, Washington College
Kayla McLymont, BA Women’s Alliance/EmpowHER Intern, Brown University
Kalysta McKibben-Sanders, Graphic Designer,

In partnership with:
Liz Banach LCSW, Executive Director, Marylanders to Prevent Gun Violence
Karen Herren JD, Director of Legislative Affairs, Marylanders to Prevent Gun Violence

In collaboration with:
Katherine Hoops MD MPH FAAP,
Nadia Hashimi MD,
Natalie Spicyn MD FAAP,
Diana Fertsch MD FAAP,
Lorette Hoepfner MSOD, Executive Director,

The American Academy of Pediatrics has information about safe storage laws at: