Gun Group Agrees to Partner in Suicide Prevention Initiative

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Gun advocates have been reluctant to acknowledge that access to a firearm increases the risk for those who are suicidal. But the National Shooting Sports Foundation has agreed to promote a suicide-prevention initiative that includes limiting gun access to those in danger of harming themselves.
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  1. Suicidal action can hardly be prevented by formal access denial. In the end its all about the knowledge of the suicidal individual. The preference for “projectile accelerators” is just a social aspect, nothing more. He, wanting to shoot himself, can easily find success by converting a length of pipe by loading with blank, live ammo or even water, seal it and apply a heat source to the sensitive end…

    F. Pfeiffer
    BfUS-Ballistics & EOD Section

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