• Rebecca Watson wrote a new post, The ACTUAL SCIENCE Linking Mental Illness and Gun Violence, on the site Skepchick 11 months, 2 weeks ago

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    You know, I’m tired of talking about divisive, hot-button political issues. Let’s talk about something that’s just pure, uncon […]

    • > They found that gun owners were 18 times more likely than non-gun owners to threaten someone with gun violence.

      Maybe I’m missing something, but why would this be surprising? Why would you threaten someone with gun violence if you don’t have a gun?

      • Why the phrase “gun violence” is more harmful than useful.

        Anyway, 1.21? How many do you need?

        At a bare minimum, suicides would be a case for psychological counseling. Accidents, not so much; you really need education there. (And not movies. Seriously, no matter how many guns are in movies, I’m convinced no one in Hollywood has ever so much as held one.) Homicides, maybe some background checks? And throw illegal dealers in prison, perhaps?

    • Hey MRAs, one thing that Rebecca didn’t mention is that men have a higher rate of completed suicides because men use guns way more than women! So if you want to save men, work on gun control, it’ll save men’s lives!

      And then fuck outta here with most of the rest of your shit.