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Relatives and friends of Eduardo Felipe Santos Victor, a teenager who was shot dead in Morro da Providencia, a low-income favela community, mourn during his funeral in Rio de Janeiro, on Sept. 30, 2015. Silvia Izquierdo/AP hide caption

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Dr. Emmy Betz, a co-founder of the Colorado Firearm Safety Coalition, led a meeting of the group at the Centennial Gun Club. "If you want to reduce suicide deaths, you have to talk about firearms," Betz says. "And if you want to reduce firearm deaths, you have to talk about suicide." Theo Stroomer for NPR hide caption

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Gun Shops Work With Doctors To Prevent Suicide By Firearm

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Doctors have been tweeting about their experiences treating victims of gun violence after the NRA mocked a position paper by the American College of Physicians. Dominick Reuter/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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After NRA Mocks Doctors, Physicians Reply: 'This Is Our Lane'

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The National Rifle Association, which held its annual meeting in Dallas in May, has filed a lawsuit against New York state officials claiming they are pressuring financial institutions to stop doing business with the organization. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Brian Kemp, Georgia's secretary of state, holds a gun as he talks to a young man in one of his ads for his campaign for governor. It has spurred national outrage. Brian Kemp's campaign for Georgia governor via Twitter/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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After Parkland, Some Republicans Try To Outdo Each Other On Gun Rights In Primaries

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Dennis Kucinich greets voters at the West Side Market in Cleveland. He surprised voters and his opponents with his late candidacy for governor. M.L Schultze/WKSU hide caption

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Progressive, Or ... More Progressive? Ohio Democrats Choose Candidate For Governor

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Police tape blocks off a Nashville, Tenn., Waffle House restaurant where at least four people died after a gunman opened fire early Sunday. Mark Humphrey/AP hide caption

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Waffle House Shooting Underscores How Gun Laws Vary From State To State

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Susan Nelson, author and public speaker on brain injury awareness and gun safety, at her home in Austin, Texas. Nelson survived a point-blank gunshot to the head in 1993. Gabriel C. Perez/KUT hide caption

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Texas Disability Group Wants Victims' Voices Heard In Gun Debate

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(Left) Stacy, and sister Tracy reminisce over a collage of photos of Maleak Coffin, who died three days after being shot in December. The blanket was gifted to the family by Maleak's girlfriend, Marshay Walker. Eslah Attar/NPR hide caption

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There are roughly 300 million guns in America today. Gun owners have been thinking deeply about the role of firearms in American life. George Frey/Getty Images hide caption

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Gun Owners Grapple With Shifting Conversations Around Firearms

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Colorado state Reps. Alec Garnett (right) and Matt Gray (left) said that in recent weeks they had taken to wearing bulletproof vests while at the Capitol for fear of violence from a fellow member who was expelled Friday. Screengrab by NPR/Colorado Channel/YouTube hide caption

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A report from the RAND Corporation confirms there is very little scientific evidence for or against many gun policies. RAND hopes to lend researchers a hand with its new state-by-state database of gun laws. Anadolu Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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Science Provides Few Facts On Effects Of Gun Policies, Report Finds

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A man signs a banner against guns as mourners pay tribute at a memorial on Feb. 25 for the victims of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Miami Herald/TNS via Getty Images hide caption

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