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Response to MannyGoldstein (Reply #19)

Mon May 13, 2013, 09:21 AM

20. That may be the case.

 

But you're preaching to the wrong choir on that one. I consider suicide to be a human right (hey, I live in Oregon...we have legal suicide, at least when the feds leave us alone). Ensure that mental healthcare is readily available, then leave it to individual (adult) choice...

Incidentally, there seems to be an even stronger correlation between population density and suicide, at least for the 2010 figures (American Association of Suicidology). The top ten states are all low population states with large geographical areas. I'd have to look deeper, but I'll bet those suicides occur at a proportionally higher rate among rural people, too. Isolation would seem to be an even greater risk factor than firearms possession...

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