For many years, the debate over how we prevent firearm-related injury and death was one that many members of my profession were reluctant to broach. That time has come to an end. Some have told us “stay in our lane”, this is our lane, and doing nothing is not an option.
A tragic family fire incident in California led to a woman being hospitalized after her son accidentally shot her in a preschool parking lot. Daily Kos reports that the shotgun had been left loaded in her car, and the child found it and started playing with it in the backseat.