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GUN FACT

Eight and a half million women and teens use firearms for recreation: trap, skeet and clays, target shooting, and cowboy action shooting, among others.

GUN MYTH

My child/teen will accidentally kill himself if I get a gun. Young children are most likely to suffer accidental gun deaths; among teens, suicide and homicide represent the majority of gun-related deaths.

About the Author

Canadian-born Caitlin Kelly has been a professional writer and editor for over 20 years and lives in the New York City area.

BIO AND EXPERIENCE

Caitlin Kelly, a reporter for the New York Daily News, has written for The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Glamour, Penthouse, New York and many other publications in Canada, the U.S. and Europe.

A former reporter at The Globe and Mail and the Montreal Gazette, in 1998 she won a Canadian National Magazine Award for humor. She has been a Poynter Institute fellow, a fellow with Journalists in Europe and a three-time fellow at the Knight Center for Specialized Journalism.

She has taught at New York University, Pace University, Concordia University, Marymount College and the Hudson Valley Writers' Center. She has been a guest speaker at the American Society of Journalists and Authors annual conference, The College Media Association, The Newswomen's Club of New York, Mediabistro.com and the Hartford Writers' Conference.


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

For additional information on Caitlin Kelly, visit her website at http://www.caitlinkelly.com.

Caitlin Kelly