The findings, part of a broader look at national suicide trends, found the gun dealer connection particularly stark in urban counties.
Oriel Davis-Lyons and Gustavo Dorietto hope their marketing campaign will prompt states to adopt the kind of graphic labels that adorn cigarette packs in more than 100 countries.
A new study published in the Journal of Urban Health also finds that people who own guns primarily for protection are less likely to store them securely.
The founders say the device could help prevent child shootings and gun thefts.
Children who received instruction in gun safety were no more likely than those…
Kym Worthy says it is "unconscionable" to leave a loaded firearm within reach of a child.
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Laws That Allow for Temporarily Removing Guns from High-Risk People Linked to a Reduction in Suicides
For every 10.5 guns collected under Connecticut’s gun violence restraining orders, one person was stopped from taking his or her own life, researchers estimate. Eleven states are considering similar policies.
Smart guns hold promise, but firearms makers could implement these proven safety features right now.
A Colorado district bought 10 military-style guns. They would be better off focusing on “environmental design,” John White says.
Another 30 were shot but survived. In most cases, someone in their own family pulled the trigger.