America’s Frontline Physicians Call on Government to Act on the Public Health Epidemic of Gun Violence

On February 14, 17 children and adults at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, lost their lives at the hands of an individual with an assault weapon. Our organizations include 450,000 physicians and medical student members. Gun violence is a public health epidemic that is growing in frequency and lethality, and it is taking a toll on our patients.

https://www.psychiatry.org/newsroom/news-releases/america-s-frontline-physicians-call-on-government-to-act-on-the-public-health-epidemic-of-gun-violence

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CDC Scientists Plea to Congress: Let Us Research Gun Violence

This past Wednesday, our nation bore witness as another gun-related tragedy unfolded, this time at a high school. Seventeen people were shot and killed, more than two dozen others wounded at Stoneman Douglas High School in Broward County, Florida after a heavily armed, former student of the school b

https://blog.ucsusa.org/charise-johnson/cdc-scientists-plea-to-congress-let-us-research-gun-violence

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