Originally Posted by go bowe
color me moron then because i believe guns do contribute significantly to suicide rates...
of all the forms of suicide attempts using a gun is the most likely to succeed because a) it's easy to do on the spur of the moment and b) it's irrevocable...
swallowing pills and even cutting wrists can be treated successfully and a sure suicide (if a gun is used) becomes a suicide attempt when some other instrumentality is used...
no, i don't have any studies, just general experience with suicidal people and a few completed suicides here and there...
That very well might be the case, I still see no reason why I should have to follow more laws or surrender any of my perfectly legal guns because some idiots are stupid enough to shoot themselves~
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