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Headlines from Colorado
  • Pueblo Colorado 5-year-old boy shot in arm by brother, 3 (4/23/2006)
  • Durango Colorado boy, 11, shoots and kills self with brother's gun (4/10/2006)
  • Grand County Colorado 15-year-old boy accidentally shot in head (1/19/2006)
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    Colorado Gun Laws
  • Quick summary from MSNBC, based on data from the NRA, HCI, and the ATF. Disclaimer.
  • More detailed information from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms.
  • State Firearm Deaths

    In 2003, there were 33 firearm deaths of children and teens in Colorado, including 10 suicides and 1 accident.
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    Colorado Resources

  • National SAFE KIDS Campaign
    Find the SAFE KIDS Coalitions in your state.
  • Statewide Resources
    Colorado PTA, 888-225-8234, 303-420-7820
    Colorado Safety Association
       303-373-1937, 800-727-0519
    SAFE Colorado, 303-563-7233
    SAFE Students, 303-563-7233
  • Other Local Resources
    El Paso County - El Paso County Department of Health and Environment: Injury and Violence Prevention Program
       Contact: Kim Nolen,, 719-632-4200
    Erie - Suicide Prevention of Erie
       Contact: Barb Van Zuiden, 303-828-4687
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    Gun Lock Programs
    To find a gun lock program near you:

  • Contact the State Resources (above) about gun lock programs in Colorado.
  • See if Colorado or your city is participating in Project ChildSafe and where you can get your free Firearm Safety Kit.
  • View our listing of Gun Lock Programs In the News
  • Contact your local police department.

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