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Headlines from New Jersey
  • East Brunswick New Jersey boy, 12, shot while at friend's house (6/26/2006)
  • Seaside Heights New Jersey 15-year-old girl shot in chest (11/5/2005)
  • Penns Grove New Jersey 8-year-old accidentally killed by cousin, 12 (4/6/2004)
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    New Jersey 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 36 firearm deaths of children and teens in New Jersey, including 1 suicide and 0 accidents.
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    New Jersey Resources

  • National SAFE KIDS Campaign
    Find the SAFE KIDS Coalitions in your state.
  • Statewide Resources
    Ceasefire New Jersey
       info@ceasefirenj.org, 856-489-5960
    New Jersey PTA
       njpta@ptamail.com, 609-393-5004
    New Jersey State Safety Council
       info@njsafety, 908-272-7712, 800-228-3834
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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 New Jersey.
  • See if New Jersey 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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