Another Florida Pride Event Canceled As Other Organizers Dig Their Heels In
One group said that a “climate of fear” has overtaken the state in the wake of Gov. Ron DeSantis’ extreme new anti-LGBTQ+ laws.
NO CHILD HAS EVER BEEN KILLED AT A GAY PRIDE EVENT…
Yes, gun violence is the leading cause of death among children in the U.S.
REPUBLICANS DO NOTHING ABOUT PROTECTING CHILDREN FROM GUNS, BUT
PROTECT THEM FROM GAY PRIDE PARADES…WHERE NO CHILDREN HAVE BEEN KILLED…
In 2022, the Gun Violence Archive reported that 1,676 children were killed in gun-related deaths — the highest number the nonprofit has ever recorded.
That number was an increase from the 1,573 child gun deaths it recorded in 2021.
Gun deaths among U.S. children and teens rose 50% in two years
The number of children and teens killed by gunfire in the United States increased 50% between 2019 and 2021, according to a Pew Research Center analysis of the latest annual
mortality statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
In 2019, before the coronavirus pandemic, there were 1,732 gun deaths among U.S. children and teens under the age of 18. By 2021, that figure had increased to 2,590.