URGE THEM TO HEAR HB 1181 TO PREVENT VETERAN SUICIDE
THIS IS A STRONG SUPPORT BILL CREATED BY FIREARM INDUSTRY EXPERTS
HELP ENSURE ANTI-GUNNERS WON’T BE ABLE TO MISUSE SUICIDE STATISTICS
You MUST see the WCRA Fireside Chat discussing this bill. Seriously, go watch!
Read the bill here: https://app.leg.wa.gov/billsummary?BillNumber=1181&Year=2021&Initiative=false
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Subject: (Use your own subject line asking to hear HB 1181 to ensure they don’t just delete!)
I’m writing to you as a (pick one or add your own) veteran / spouse / family member / friend of someone who has committed suicide.
I urge you to please bring SHB 1181 to a hearing and strongly recommend you support this bill.
Suicide rates are unacceptably high, particularly amongst veterans and military service members. 65% of veteran suicides were by firearm.
This bill will absolutely help to reduce the single largest component of gun deaths in Washington.
The funding requirements are very low and mostly self-sustaining, which is critically important while budgets are so tight this year.
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