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Headlines from Idaho
  • Sandpoint Idaho 11-year-old boy dies in accidental shooting (7/21/2004)
  • Rigby Idaho one-year-old girl shot in back by sibling playing with gun (5/7/2004)
  • Boise 17-year-old girl shot and killed by 19-year-old boyfriend (7/8/2003)
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    Idaho 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 13 firearm deaths of children and teens in Idaho, including 9 suicides and 0 accidents.
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    Idaho Resources

  • National SAFE KIDS Campaign
    Find the SAFE KIDS Coalitions in your state.
  • Statewide Resources
    Idaho PTA
       id_office@pta.org, 208-344-0851
    Idaho State Police
       208-884-7000, 208-884-7090 (fax)
    Parents of Murdered Children, Inc. (POMC)
       natlpomc@aol.com, 888-818-POMC
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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 Idaho.
  • See if Idaho 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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