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Headlines from Kansas
  • Wichita Kansas 18-year-old boy shot by friend while hunting (5/11/2006)
  • Winfield Kansas 15-year-old boy accidentally shot in the leg by friend (4/10/2006)
  • Columbus Kansas 16-year-old boy accidentally shot and killed (11/20/2005)
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    Kansas 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 27 firearm deaths of children and teens in Kansas, including 13 suicides and 3 accidents.
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    Kansas Resources

  • National SAFE KIDS Campaign
    Find the SAFE KIDS Coalitions in your state.
  • Statewide Resources
    Children's Mercy Hospital Center For Childhood Safety
       Contact: Lori Thomas, lthomas@cmh.edu, 816-234-3438
    Kansas PTA
       ks_office@pta.org, 785-234-5782
    Safe State-Kansas
       evanez@fn.net, 316-264-9303
    Safety & Health Council of Western Missouri & Kansas
       mokansafety@aol.com, 816-842-5223
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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 Kansas.
  • See if Kansas 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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