Letters Section Editor: Robert M. Golub,
MD, Senior Editor.
To the Editor: Previous studies suggest that
children imitate behavior such as violence and tobacco use shown in media.1- 6 Of
popular G- and PG-rated movies released during 1995-1997, 40% depicted firearms.7 We examined movies released during 1998-2002 to determine
whether the depiction of firearms in children’s movies has changed.
Ramsey LT, Pelletier AR. Update on Firearm Use in G- and PG-Rated Movies. JAMA. 2004;292(23):2833-2837. doi:10.1001/jama.292.23.2836-c