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A child is killed or injured by a gun every 30 minutes in America. More children die every three days in America than died in the Newtown massacre. As a nation, aren’t we better than this? Learn more about the CDF gun report, “Protect Children, Not Guns,” which documents gun violence in our nation; download our current fact sheet, “The Truth About Guns,” and find ways to make sure your voice is heard in Washington. When it comes to protecting our children from guns, we can do better.
Report: Child Poverty Increases in Texas
December 4, 2013, Texas Tribune
Report: More TX Children Have Health Insurance
November 20, 2013, Public News Service
The School-to-Prison Pipeline: A Nationwide Problem for Equal Rights
November 7, 2013, Rolling Stone
Affordable Care Act Enrollment Starts Oct. 1
September 17, 2013, The Houston Defender
Houstonians Get Help With Health Care
September 12, 2013, Defender
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