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!Progressive Refuge

MORE #CHILDREN WERE SHOT DEAD IN 2017 THAN ON-DUTY #POLICE OFFICERS AND ACTIVE DUTY #MILITARY, #STUDY SAYS


source: https://www.newsweek.com/kids-and-guns-alarming-rise-firearm-deaths-among-american-children-1370866
The #research is the latest in a string of studies to shed light on how children are victims of gun #violence in the U.S. Last year, a study revealed firearms are the second biggest cause of #death among young people after car crashes, with as many as eight children being killed by guns each day in the U.S.

#kill #guns #usa #news #danger #statistics #kids #youth #health #teenager #security #problem



 
!Progressive Refuge

Coast Guard families told they can have garage sales to cope with government shutdown

Employees of the U.S. Coast #Guard who are facing a long U.S. #government #shutdown just received a #suggestion: To get by without pay, consider holding a garage sale, babysitting, dog-walking or serving as a “mystery shopper.”

The suggestions were part of a five-page tip sheet published by the Coast Guard #Support Program, ... “Bankruptcy is a last option,” the document said.

source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/gdpr-consent/?destination=%2fnational-security%2f2019%2f01%2f09%2fcoast-guard-families-told-they-can-have-garage-sales-cope-with-government-shutdown%2f%3f

#usa #politics #job #money #news #fail #life #security