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About 20 children per day in the United States are injured by firearms seriously enough to require hospitalization, and more than 6% of these children die from their injuries.
A new study has found that nearly one in four youth who came to the emergency room at a hospital for assault-related injuries carried a firearm.
According to the CDC, over 21,000 people are seen in hospitals yearly for BB wounds, of those 80 percent are less than 18 years of age.
- In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
- In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.