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Headlines from Louisiana
  • Bastrop Louisiana boy, 16, accidentally shot and killed (6/26/2006)
  • Shreveport Louisiana 6-year-old boy shot in throat with BB by boy, 14 (6/6/2006)
  • Shreveport Louisiana 16-year-old (5/8/2006)
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    Louisiana 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 88 firearm deaths of children and teens in Louisiana, including 22 suicides and 8 accidents.
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    Louisiana Resources

  • National SAFE KIDS Campaign
    Find the SAFE KIDS Coalitions in your state.
  • Statewide Resources
    Ark-La-Tex Safety Council, Inc.
       altsafetycouncil@wnonline.net, 318-687-7550
    Louisiana PTA
       la_office@pta.org, 225-927-7382
  • Other Local Resources
    Baton Rouge - Louisiana Ceasefire
       225-766-6432
    New Orleans - Metropolitan Safety Council of the New Orleans Area, Inc.
       504-484-7969
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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 Louisiana.
  • See if Louisiana 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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