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  •  I think that a fair number of apparent (12+ / 0-)

    murder-suicides are the result of either:

    playing around with a gun, and unintentionally shooting someone you love - and in that moment of sheer horror, turning the gun on oneself,

    or

    intending to use a gun for self defense, then after using it, realizing that you've just ruined your life, and thus turning the gun on yourself.

    Both kinds of suicide are impulsive acts.

    But those who advocate for expansion of RKBA would have us ignore suicides all together, if we believe their false meme that all gun suicides reflect an informed decision made after someone carefully considered all options.

    "They did not succeed in taking away our voice" - Angelique Kidjo - Opening the Lightning In a Bottle concert at Radio City Music Hall in New York City - 2003

    by LilithGardener on Sun Aug 04, 2013 at 12:19:24 PM PDT

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