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Headlines from Wisconsin
  • Lyndon Wisconsin 15-year-old boy accidentally shot in ankle (1/30/2006)
  • Grand Chute Wisconsin 15-year-old boy shot in leg by friend (1/16/2006)
  • Racine Wisconsin boy, 13, accidentally shot and killed by friend, 13 (11/15/2005)
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    Wisconsin 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 63 firearm deaths of children and teens in Wisconsin, including 26 suicides and 5 accidents.
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    Wisconsin Resources

  • National SAFE KIDS Campaign
    Find the SAFE KIDS Coalitions in your state.
  • Statewide Resources
    Medical College of Wisconsin - Firearm Injury Center
       414-805-6453
    Other End of the Barrel
       Contact: Shirley Lochowitz (available to speak), 262-989-4288
    Wisconsin Anti-Violence Effort
       wavefund@earthlink.net, 414-351-9283
    Wisconsin Council on Children and Families
       Contact: Martha Cranley , (608) 284-0580 x321
    Wisconsin Handgun Violence Prevention, Inc.
       sspicer@aol.com, 414-438-2737
    Wisconsin PTA
       608-244-1455
  • Other Local Resources
    Fond du Lac - Cops for Kids Foundation
       Contact: Duane Johnson, djohnson@ci.fond-du-lac.wi.us, 920-929-3213
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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 Wisconsin.
  • See if Wisconsin 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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