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Headlines from New Mexico
  • Albuquerque New Mexico 18-year-old girl shot and killed by boyfriend, 17 (2/14/2006)
  • Brooklyn New York 11-year-old girl shot by 10-year-old boy (8/7/2005)
  • Moriarty New Mexico boy, 15, accidentally shot and killed by best friend (1/8/2004)
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    New Mexico 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 Mexico, including 15 suicides and 1 accident.
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    New Mexico Resources

  • National SAFE KIDS Campaign
    Find the SAFE KIDS Coalitions in your state.
  • Statewide Resources
    New Mexico PTA
       505-881-0712
    New Mexico Voices for Children
       nmacf@nm.net, (505) 244-9505
  • Other Local Resources
    Albuquerque - The Albuquerque Partnership
       info@abqpartnership.org, 505-244-9505
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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 Mexico.
  • See if New Mexico 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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