When is a gun not an assault weapon, asks Ana Marie Cox, in sobering article on guns and suicide

Why Obama’s gun control orders miss the target | Ana Marie Cox

A very cogent and statistically explanation of why having a gun in the home, makes it much more likely that someone will die.

Ana Marie Cox also highlights the decrease in spending on mental health, but manages to disagragate suicide from broader issues of mental health. Here is where she is good with the stats, driving home the argument, that all types of people are at risk of death by suicide, if there is a gun in there house.
http://gu.com/p/3d6cc

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