Julie Fritz

Julie has been writing professionally since 2012. She is an active volunteer for a local arm of Everytown for Gun Safety, the largest gun violence prevention organization in the country. Everytown does comprehensive research on gun violence and makes recommendations on how we can all make our communities safer. Her involvement with this organization has given her invaluable information about how to keep our kids safe.

She enjoys writing not only about gun safety, but from family-related content to informative articles about technology, events and healthcare. In her free time, you might find her hiking, trail running, biking or swimming. You might also find her in the kitchen where she loves to cook and bake.

How To Prevent School Shootings

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Parents and students alike are looking for ways that they can be a part of the solution to end gun violence in schools. There is a lot of great information available about how to make schools safer from shootings, but you might not know where to find it. Learn ways for your family to become a part of the solution to end gun violence in schools…

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How To Keep Kids Safe From Guns

Child reaching in drawer to get gun (caption: How To Keep Kids Safe From Guns)

A critical part of keeping kids safe that is sometimes overlooked, is gun safety. According to Everytown for Gun Safety, firearms are the second leading cause of death for children and teens. That is a pretty frightening statistic, and it proves the need for parents to begin a conversation about gun safety for kids as early as possible…

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Best Burglar Deterrents: What Works And What Doesn’t?

Security camera on side of building (caption: Best Burglar Deterrents)

We all want to keep our homes safe, that is a given. But you need to be aware of what could happen in your home in order to protect it. According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, in 2016, there were over three million burglaries in the United States. That is a rate of 24.7 per 1,000 households. This and other burglary stats shows that break-ins happen. You need to think about how to keep thieves out of your home before it’s too late…

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