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Utah has relatively weak gun laws and a high rate of gun suicide, particularly among children and teens. Recently, Utah has taken some steps to address gun violence by enacting a law that would prohibit domestic abusers from purchasing or possessing a firearm

388 In an average year, 388 people die by guns in Utah.
8th Utah has the 8th-highest rate of gun suicides in the US.
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To become a safer state, Utah should introduce comprehensive background checks and an Extreme Risk law.

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