Sarah Melotte

Sarah Melotte

Sarah Melotte is a reporter for the Daily Yonder.

Rural gun deaths exceed urban rates by 28% because of increased suicide rates

By: - November 17, 2022

This article first appeared on The Daily Yonder and is republished here under a Creative Commons license. A higher prevalence of gun ownership in rural America has contributed to increased suicides, raising the overall gun-death rate in rural areas above that of urban communities. Experts say some legal interventions that have broad public support could […]