A handgun on display at the National Rifle Association's 2003 annual meeting in Orlando, Fla. A federal appeals court struck down part of a Florida law prohibiting physicians in that state from discussing guns in the home with their patients. Chris Livingston/Getty Images hide caption

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Jay Zimmerman (left) and his father, Buddy, in July 2016. Buddy, who was also a veteran, passed away last September. Courtesy of Jay Zimmerman hide caption

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Veteran Teaches Therapists How To Talk About Gun Safety When Suicide's A Risk

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Military-Trained Police May Be Less Hasty To Shoot, But That Got This Vet Fired

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Documentary Offers A Wrenching Look At America's First Modern Gun Massacre

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Jacquelyn Clark, co-owner of Bristlecone Shooting, Training and Retail Center in Lakewood, Colo., holds a list of gun safety rules. One recommendation: Consider "off-site storage if a family member may be suicidal." John Daley/Colorado Public Radio hide caption

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Colorado Gun Shops Work Together To Prevent Suicides

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The 307-foot tower at the University of Texas at Austin was the site of mass murder 50 years ago Sunday. Harry Cabluck/AP hide caption

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Gun Violence And Mental Health Laws, 50 Years After Texas Tower Sniper

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Semi-Automatic Weapons Without A Background Check Can Be Just A Click Away

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Police stand guard during demonstrations in reaction to a Cleveland police officer being acquitted of manslaughter charges on May 23, 2015, in Cleveland. Ricky Rhodes/Getty Images hide caption

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A worker assembles a handgun at the new Beretta plant in Gallatin, Tenn. The Italian gun maker has cited Tennessee's support for gun rights in moving its production from its plant in Maryland. Erik Schelzig/AP hide caption

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Seeking A Warmer Welcome, Gun Factory Moves Down South

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Even as violent crime and property crime rates are falling, many Americans are choosing to arm themselves for safety reasons. RonBailey/Getty Images hide caption

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Does Carrying A Pistol Make You Safer?

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A woman places flowers on a coffin during a protest against violence in Rio de Janeiro last October. Brazil's violence is at an all-time high, with nearly 60,000 murders a year. Silvia Izquierdo/AP hide caption

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Brazil Has Nearly 60,000 Murders, And It May Relax Gun Laws

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Two women compare handgun holsters during an open-carry rally at the Texas State Capitol in Austin on Jan. 1. Erich Schlegel/Getty Images hide caption

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Gun-Toting Women Give Rise To Firearms Fashion Accessories

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William Gordon, left, helps Steve Wrona as he looks at guns while visiting the K&W Gunworks store in Delray Beach, Fla., on Tuesday, the day President Obama announced executive action on guns. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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