Mimi Rocah has built up an impressive resume as a prosecutor and intends to bring justice to Westchester County as the next District Attorney. She spoke with WCP on June 2, 2020, at a justice rally in Mount Vernon, NY.
Mondaire Jones, Esq., shares his platform for Congress (Representative NY-17) with the Post, with a focus on public health and how important it is to him that basic needs be met in the community.
By Ray Sanchez, CNN
CNN) — Gun deaths of school-age children in the United States have increased at an alarming rate, with 38,942 fatalities among 5- to 18-year-olds from 1999 to 2017, according to a new study by Florida Atlantic University's Schmidt College of Medicine.
Indeed, spikes in gun deaths over the past decade amount to epidemics, researchers said.
"It is sobering that in 2017, there were 144 police officers who died in the line of duty and about 1,000 active duty military throughout the world who died, whereas 2,462 school-age children were killed by firearms," said Dr. Charles Hennekens, the study's senior author and an academic adviser at the medical college.
The study, to be published in the American Journal of Medicine, found that children are being gunned down in staggering numbers, with the death rate six to nine times higher than other developed nations.
The gun deaths included 6,464 children between the ages of 5 and 14 years old (an average of 340 deaths per year), and 32,478 deaths in children between 15 and 18 years old (an average of 2,050 deaths per year), according to the study.
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Venice mayor says historic floods a result of climate change
A state of disaster is declared as the Italian city is hit with a high tide of more than 1.87m.
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