Posts Tagged ‘suicide’
Will Donna’s Law Reduce Gun Related Suicides
An ABC News article from earlier this week covered a daughter’s tragic story of her mother’s 2018 suicide. That tragedy was the catalyst for legislation called Donna’s Law. Today, three states have adopted the legislation, and many believe all states should have similar laws. Is the law a tool that can help reduce the number…Read More
Hold My Guns, Offering Help to Gun Owners in Distress
Hold My Guns is a non-profit organization that provides a way for gun owners in crisis to find legal, temporary storage for their guns with no questions asked. The founders hope their unique method will reduce the number of lives lost to suicide. Hold My Guns, Mission to Save Lives— Recently, Riley spe to Hold…Read More
Study-Tougher Gun Laws, Fewer Gun Deaths!
News outlets like Healthday and WebMD reported results of a blockbuster study that unequivocally prove restrictive gun laws directly reduce suicides and homicides involving guns. However, wait. What did the study show exactly? Is this the slam dunk piece of research for which legislators have been waiting? The big question is: Do gun laws reduce…Read More
Apparently, Google Searches and Gun Buys Equal More Suicide
Before I say anything on the topic at hand, let me say that this isn’t going to be an easy article for me to write. My family was directly affected by suicide not once, but twice. Because of that I offer up the following before the post itself: If you want to, or have plans…Read More
Episode 43: Olympics, Politics, and Guns Oh My!
Getting caught up on news stories today with four different justified stories. An update on the crime in Brazil at the Olympics and some interesting ideas about what a Clinton Presidency would mean for gun owners.Read More