January 17, 2017



LAS VEGAS (AP) - It's a difficult topic to discuss, fraught with politics

and social stigma, and an even tougher one to fix: people who kill

themselves with a gun. But now two unlikely allies - the gun industry and a

leading suicide prevention group - are coming together to tackle it.


It's a partnership that's been elusive, with the gun industry wary of

encouraging a gun-control agenda and suicide prevention advocates uncertain

about diving into such a prickly political topic.