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Headlines from Utah
  • Salt Lake City boy, 5, shot and killed while target shooting with family (8/12/2006)
  • Plain City Utah 9-year-old boy shot by playmate (2/10/2006)
  • Eagle Mountain Utah 15-year-old boy accidentally shot by brother (11/20/2005)
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    Utah 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 25 firearm deaths of children and teens in Utah, including 18 suicides and 4 accidents.
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    Utah Resources

  • National SAFE KIDS Campaign
    Find the SAFE KIDS Coalitions in your state.
  • Statewide Resources
    Gun Violence Prevention Center of Utah
       Contact: Marla Kennedy, gvpc@gvpc.org, 801-487-5987
    Utah PTA
       801-359-3875
    Utah Safety Council
       safety@dps.state.ut.us, 801-262-5400 x 301
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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 Utah.
  • See if Utah 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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