Mudcat Café message #3791529 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #148617   Message #3791529
Posted By: Jack Campin
22-May-16 - 10:43 AM
Thread Name: BS: Shooting tragedies and guns
Subject: RE: BS: Shooting tragedies and guns
Two stories I read on the same day.

The US healthcare system may be brutally feudal but they've got equal access to euthanasia:

http://www.stuff.co.nz/world/americas/80219738/elderly-american-man-says-he-killed-his-wife-because-they-couldnt-afford-medicine

And most "shooting tragedies" are not homicides. Gun owners are twice as likely to shoot themselves dead as they are to kill anyone else:

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/05/160519220528.htm