| Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence
Blog post
Suicide is the second leading cause of death for people between 10 and 34, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But mental health and suicide are not just issues impacting younger demographics — it’s affecting all of America.
In the news
Today, on World Suicide Prevention Day, a new report released by the Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence shows that 63 people die by suicide with a gun every day. The report explores the link between suicides and guns, which communities are most impacted, and what policies could be put in place to prevent the epidemic.
In the news
Following comments during today’s Supreme Court confirmation hearing that assault weapons are “common” because “millions and millions” of them are owned in the United States, the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence firmly called on the Senate to reject the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh. The organization lambasted the judge for his radically dangerous viewpoint on military-style weapons as being far outside of the mainstream and endangering Americans.