A new paper argues that current policies can leave family members and friends unclear about how to legally remove a firearm from an individual in crisis.
In New Hampshire, twice as many people take their own lives than in Massachusetts.
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.
Here’s why that might be a huge development.