Posted by: drmolly in prevention, injury, guns on
Mar 15, 2009
My almost 8-year-old asked for a toy gun. He's making a movie with his friend and up until now, the question of a weapon in our house, toy or otherwise, hadn't been an issue.
I took the opportunity to do a little research into the question of whether or not children who play with toy guns are more likely to become violent as adults. The data are mixed.
What is clear is that violent adults don't usually happen in a vacuum. Parents who