gun violence awareness

Extreme Risk Protection Orders can help prevent suicide by gun.

Extreme Risk Protection Orders can help prevent suicide by gun.

Guns are not the only way that people end their lives or self harm, but they are the most lethal. Compared to other methods, firearms have a fatality rate of about 85%, while other methods result in death less than 5% of the time (Everytown for Gun Safety). By limiting access to firearms, we can keep guns out of the hands of people at high risk for suicide. Extreme Risk Protection Orders are one emerging way of doing that.

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Gun Shot Wounds: Not Hollywood, But Damned Bloody

Gun Shot Wounds: Not Hollywood, But Damned Bloody

"The first thing to learn about gunshot injuries is to forget everything you thought you learned from watching news broadcasts, films, television, and other popular entertainment media. Any victim of any shooting knows much more about the reality of gunshot wounds and their effects than all of the Hollywood film writers and news media producers put together know or care to know. The reality is bloodier, more painful, and life-changing for survivors."

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