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STATES UNITED TO PREVENT GUN VIOLENCE LAUNCHES GUN SAFETY PSA

New York, April 16, 2014 -- States United to Prevent Gun Violence, a national non-profit organization working to decrease gun death and injury, released a new TV commercial and web video called "Monster in the Closet." The powerful, haunting spot is meant to raise awareness and elevate the importance of safe gun storage and prevention of child access to firearms.

1.5 million children live in homes with loaded, unlocked guns. Unintentional child firearm shooting deaths occur roughly twice as often as the records indicate. Yet even these incomplete records show that every day at least 6 children age 0 to 18 are injured in an unintentional shooting and...