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Wyoming has weak gun laws and the highest rate of gun suicide in the country. In fact, over the last decade, Wyoming had a higher increase in its rate of suicide than the national average.

117 In an average year, 117 people die by guns in Wyoming.
1st Wyoming has the highest rate of gun suicides in the US.
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Wyoming has not taken major steps in the recent past to address certain important gun violence prevention issues such as firearm possession by domestic abusers or comprehensive background checks and has attempted to weaken its laws by adding more guns in schools. To become a safer state, Wyoming can strengthen its background checks, enact an Extreme Risk law, and prohibit domestic abusers from purchasing or possessing a firearm.

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