The heightened debate over gun violence following the massacre of 19 children and two teachers at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, is leaving out one critical element. The debate starts at the wrong end.

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Tim Raths

The issue that seems no one is talking about is suicide. Fifty four percent of all gun deaths in 2020 were with a gun. The majority males. He writes of bringing back the McGuffy Readers and how things were in the good old days. Really? Rose colored glasses distort and obscure the real picture. Until this nation comes to a true reckoning about the disastrous use of fire arms, we will see many more to the detriment of our society.

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