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THE SAFE TENNESSEE PROJECT RESPONDS TO THE SUTHERLAND SPRINGS SHOOTING 

“Once again, we find ourselves struggling to comprehend yet another mass shooting and staggering loss of life.  One again, our hearts are broken for the families of those who were lost, many of whom were children.  Our thoughts are with those still fighting for their lives, with the first responders, and the entire Sutherland Springs community. Since the Sandy Hook

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Tennessee Suicide Death Data

IN ANY GIVEN YEAR, AROUND 600 TENNESSEANS WILL USE A GUN TO TAKE THEIR OWN LIFE.  Far more people kill themselves with a firearm each year than are murdered with one.  In 2015, 22,018 people used a firearm to take their own life, according to the National Center for Injury Prevention and the Center for Disease Control.  More Americans kill

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