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Wrong agency, buddy

Yesterday the agency decided not to get into the business of approving firearms, the AP reports.
February 2020

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

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

ACP's ‘big tent’ advocacy agenda

Even if an individual member disagrees with ACP's stance on, say, addressing firearms violence, we likely are tackling other issues more aligned with that member's views. ... diseases; for developing new research on firearms injury prevention; and for
June 2017

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
February 2020

QD: News Every Day--Judge blocks Florida's 'gun gag' of physicians

a "critical role" in counseling on diet, exercise, substance abuse, domestic violence, risky recreational activities, use of swimming pools and smoke detectors, and firearms safety. ... in no way affects such rights." The law singles out firearms from
February 2020

QD: News Every Day--Guns associated with 3 times suicide risk, 2 times homicide risk

Researchers conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis of 15 published studies comparing the odds of being a victim of suicide or homicide between persons with and without access to firearms. ... Obtaining a firearm not only endangers those living
February 2020

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)
February 2020

Lawmakers try to ‘script’ what doctors say

questions about firearms in her home, according to a legislative history provided in the federal district court's order granting the preliminary injunction.
January 2012

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

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