I’m a Pa. veteran. We need an ERPO law to fight the epidemic of veteran suicide | Opinion
On average, 20 veterans die by suicide every single day in America. And Pa’s service veteran suicide rate is consistently higher than the national numbers.
‘We won’t stop until the job is done’: Activists, lawmakers call for passage of red flag law
On the surface, Melissa Shusterman said, her brother-in-law had it all. He was successful in business. He was beloved in his community. His energy was boundless. But it still masked a deeper pain. A few years ago, she said, he took his own life, becoming one of the roughly 2,000 Pennsylvanians who die by suicide […]
Trump wants states to pass red flag gun laws. Will the Pennsylvania Legislature comply?
At least one Republican is hopeful.
The common denominator in Pennsylvania’s veteran suicides? Firearms, experts say
In 2016, 236 veterans died by suicide in Pennsylvania, according to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.