Gun violence is a public health crisis impacting communities across the country – from the mass shootings that capture headlines to daily acts of gun violence. Gun injuries are the most common cause of death for children.

A public health approach is urgently needed to address this crisis, including the disproportionate burden of this epidemic on communities of color.

Lawmakers must act to protect children, families and communities from gun violence and save lives. Pediatrician advocacy is vital, and this toolkit offers a suite of resources to make your voice heard.

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