Category: Gun Control

Which is more important – the outcome or the instrument?

The New York Times recently had an article about suicides and the fact that many thousands of people die every year from suicides using a gun than through person-on-person gun violence.

One commentor on the article brings home a major point that is missed in the article – it’s not about “the guns”, it should be about what is the impetus that compels people to commit suicide in the first place. Continue reading