Report: 2,827 Child, Teen Deaths by Firearms in One Year Exceed Total U.S. Combat Fatalities During Three Years in Iraq

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The Children's Defense Fund (CDF) releases its report on gun violence against children. Citing the most recent data from the CDC, the report reveals that 2,827 children and teens died as a result of gun violence in 2003 -- more than the number of American fighting men and women killed in hostile action in Iraq from 2003 to April 2006.

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