The Majority Of U.S. Gun Deaths Are Suicides, But A New Poll Suggests Few Americans Know It

“What I think drives it is the way in which we cover the issues of firearms fatalities in the news and popular culture, whether that’s TV, movies, etc.”

By Heath Druzin / Boise State Public RadioOctober 14, 2019 10:26 am, , , ,

From KERA:

Mass shootings may grab the headlines, but suicides are by far the leading category of gun death in America. However, most Americans don’t know this, according to a new national poll from APM Research Lab, Call To Mind and Guns & America.

Experts say this misperception is handcuffing suicide prevention efforts.

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