Guns don’t make us safer during a pandemic

CT Mirror |

And they increase the risk of suicide, domestic violence and accidental injury.

There’s been a lot of discussion in recent days about whether gun sellers should be deemed an “essential business” as the country desperately tries to limit social contact and mitigate the impact of the coronavirus global pandemic. Some view continued access to firearms as essential to protecting themselves against an anticipated breakdown in the social order amid shortages of food and toilet paper.

The important conversation is…

click here to see the op-ed in the CT Mirror.