Firearms more likely to be used in suicides than in homicides

By Carmen Forman and Jacob Byk

At least 50 people died per day from firearm suicide; 26 died from firearm homicides.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Safety":

"… themselves hours later. Elaine Frank, creator of the New Hampshire Firearm Safety Coalition — of which the sport shop was a member — worked together wit …"

"… essing suicide to the previously established “10 Commandments of Firearm Safety” created by gun manufacturer Remington. The new commandment says “If a …"

ATF's struggle to close down firearms dealers

By Fred Schulte

Agency's crippled oversight of the industry means troubled gun dealers can stay open for years.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Congress":

"… oophole.” “Closing the fire sale loophole is a commonsense first step Congress should undertake in order to prevent guns from getting in the hands of cri …"

"… ment.” It’s not at all clear, though, how much support the bill has in Congress. ‘Wildly one-sided’ Some in the gun industry remain deeply suspiciou …"

"… ystem for revoking the licenses of dealers is “directly contrary to what Congress intended for these hearings.” He argued that dealers are entitled to …"