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2014-04-11 11:42:45

ACP: Physicians have a right and responsibility to discuss gun violence with their patients A new policy paper from the American College of Physicians (ACP) offers nine strategies to address the societal, health care, and regulatory barriers to reducing firearms-related violence, injuries, and deaths in the United States. Reducing Firearm-Related Injuries and Deaths in the United States is published today in the peer-reviewed medical journal, Annals of Internal Medicine. Principal among...

Facebook Takes Aim At Gun Posts
2014-03-05 13:51:26

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Facebook is now taking aim at posts related to guns. On Wednesday the social networking giant announced that it will block minors from seeing postings of gun sales and that it would further take down posts about the sale of firearms that don’t require a background check or cross states lines. While advertising remains the main source of bread and butter for Facebook, the site already has strict rules in place when it comes to...

2013-09-24 10:25:48

A scientific survey of gun dealers and pawnbrokers in 43 U.S. states has found nearly unanimous support for denying gun purchases based on prior convictions and for serious mental illness with a history of violence or alcohol or drug abuse – conditions that might have prevented Washington Navy Yard shooter Aaron Alexis from legally purchasing a firearm. The research, conducted by the UC Davis Violence Prevention Research Program, is to be published in the Journal of Urban Health. It was...

2013-07-30 23:18:19

Trying to abide by complicated gun laws? There's an app for that! The Legal Heat app, drafted by attorneys and available on iOS, Android and Kindle Fire devices, was designed to help concealed firearm permit holders have access to gun laws anytime, anywhere, in the palm of their hand. Ogden, Utah (PRWEB) July 30, 2013 From outdoor music festivals in Washington to political rallies in Nebraska, the thousands of places across the nation where concealed firearm permit holders are not...

2013-05-29 23:13:56

Shooting.org turns to new age informational graphics to inform and educate the public on the history of gun laws and the myriad of changes the United States has undergone since the 2nd Amendment. (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 The website, http://www.shooting.org, turns to computer graphics to inform and educate Americans on the history of gun laws and the myriad of changes the United States has undergone since the 2nd Amendment was ratified in 1791. The site´s new infographic,...


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