New study raises alarm about access to guns in homes with mentally ill teens

January 4, 2015 5:41 PM

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A new study is raising alarm about the ease teens with histories of mental illness or suicidal acts have to guns in their homes.

The study found that 41 percent of teens in a home with a firearm had easy access to the weapon and that the percentage was the same among teens who suffer from mental health problems or who tried to kill themselves or thought about it.

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