Wednesday, July 2, 2008

55% of all U.S Gun Deaths Are Actually Suicides

The Supreme Court's landmark ruling on gun ownership last week focused on citizens' ability to defend themselves from intruders in their homes. But research shows that surprisingly often, gun owners use the weapons on themselves. Suicides accounted for 55% of the nation's nearly 31,000 firearm deaths in 2005, the most recent year.

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