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2005-2015: ACP hits 100; still going strong

ACP pursues political goals, such as health care reform and the reduction of firearms-related deaths and injuries. ... The College also pursued other political goals during the decade. In just 2013 and 2014, ACP released position papers on prevention of
November 2015

After the election, a time for reflection

We will continue to advocate for evidence-based policies to reduce injuries and deaths from firearms, included closing loopholes in the U.S. ... background check system at both the federal and state levels, banning semiautomatic weapons, and opposing any
January 2017

The importance of ‘the caring’

The College spoke out specifically on the firearms violence issue with an updated policy paper in November 2018. ... Much publicity ensued. We physicians see the effects of firearms violence on our patients every day, both physically and emotionally.
June 2019

Transparency needed for successful health care reform

Physician silence on gun control puts children and adults at risk from a person using firearms to harm them, in their classrooms, in their own homes, in their workplaces and on
March 2013

Latest updates on ACP's priorities, initiatives

ACP's updated position paper on reducing firearm-related injury and deaths in the U.S. ... important anti-gun doctors to stay in their lane.” ACP and Annals immediately responded, asserting that advocacy to reduce firearm injuries and deaths, like any
January 2019

Gun violence is a public health issue

I have lived in America now for over 12 years, having grown up in a country, England, where firearms are virtually non-existent. ... complete ban on the right to own a firearm in the United States (even if they argue for stringent checks and restrictions)
September 2019

ACP's Washington office reviews its own ‘seven days in May’

The first discussion reviewed the causes of and potential solutions to firearms violence. ... The committee had a spirited discussion of studies, summarized by the Washington policy staff, on the relationship between firearms ownership and preventable
July 2013

Multitasking at the heart of ACP's many roles

calling for commonsense measures to stem firearm violence in our country.
February 2016

How much do we love guns?

has a considerably higher percentage of terrorist attacks that used firearms and firearm related terrorist attacks were more deadly than any other method, including bombs. ... Over half of suicides in the U.S. are achieved with a firearm.
September 2019

QD: News Every Day--Physicians muzzled when talking to patients about guns

The Florida law is the antithesis of ACP's position on reducing injuries from firearms. ... One aspect of the policy states, "The College urges internists to inform patients about the dangers of keeping firearms, particularly handguns, in the home and to
September 2019

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