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5 American Kids - 5 American Handguns (1995)

Five true stories about handgun related accidents involving children and their families.

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An American Tragedy
9 April 2010 | by (Tampa, Fl) – See all my reviews

This is an exceptional documentary about 4 children who were killed by handguns and one who murdered a police officer with a gun. Each story involves a weapon in the hands of an immature mind. The stories involve everything from horsing around to suicide and murder. All of the people in the documentary would be alive today if guns were simply regulated more tightly. It is all very tragic and difficult to watch. The parents of these children are all heart broken. It shows the tragic story of what is happening to us because we are bullied by a vocal minority to accept these weapons into our society unregulated. Hopefully someday we can stand up to them.


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