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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...

2014-04-01 04:20:47

Percentage of Americans favoring stricter gun control, in decline since 1998, rises for the first time NEW YORK, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "A well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed." Seldom has a sentence in the English language proved more divisive and controversial than the Second Amendment to the United States Constitution. While both the pro- and anti-gun movements frequently take...

2014-02-25 16:25:32

BELLEVUE, Wash., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The FBI's semi-annual uniform crime data for the first half of 2013 confirms once again what the firearms community already knew, that violent crime has continued to decline while gun sales have continued to climb, the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms said today. The report, issued last week, says murders declined 6.9 percent from the first half of 2012, while aggravated assaults dropped by 6.6 percent...

2014-02-24 16:23:12

BELLEVUE, Wash., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms today offered a "21-gun salute" to Piers Morgan, who acknowledged that his gun control extremism is at least partially responsible for his devastating ratings and the looming cancellation of his evening program on CNN. "We're offering a 21-gun salute to Piers Morgan for admitting that his push for gun control killed his ratings and his show," said CCRKBA Chairman Alan...

2014-01-27 23:04:17

Seasoned Justice Department Executive Jillair Kubish has joined Orchid Advisors to lead its Regulatory Compliance practice, the company announces today. Kubish has more than a decade of field executive experience working with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF). Hartford, CT (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 Seasoned Justice Department Executive Jillair Kubish has joined Orchid Advisors to lead its Regulatory Compliance practice, the company announces today. Kubish has...

2014-01-21 10:54:20

UCSF meta-analysis finds women at greater risk of being killed Someone with access to firearms is three times more likely to commit suicide and nearly twice as likely to be the victim of a homicide as someone who does not have access, according to a comprehensive review of the scientific literature conducted by researchers at UC San Francisco. The meta-analysis, published online Jan. 20, 2013, in Annals of Internal Medicine, pools results from 15 investigations, slightly more than half...

2014-01-14 16:20:41

The organization promises more lawsuits after latest Sunshine and Compliance Initiative court victory ROSEVILLE, Calif., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a decision released today that forces the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department to begin accepting and processing handgun carry license applications, Judge Deirdre Hill stated that LASD must "consider the applications of all persons seeking a CCW permit in the first instance without requiring any applicant to first seek a CCW permit with...

2014-01-02 16:20:08

Reports show significant increases in the number of California handgun licensees since it began carry license reform efforts, 'Sunshine and Compliance Initiative' ROSEVILLE, Calif., Jan. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its ongoing Carry License Sunshine and Compliance Initiative, California-based gun rights group The Calguns Foundation (CGF) has published two new reports on handgun carry licenses in the state, which can be viewed or downloaded for free at www.calgunsfoundation.org/carry....

2013-12-05 12:27:01

BELLEVUE, Wash., Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Second Amendment Foundation is launching a nationwide television advertising effort, calling attention to "Guns Save Lives Day" on Dec. 15, in conjunction with Bill of Rights Day. SAF founder and Executive Vice President Alan Gottlieb announced the campaign, noting that the organization has bought "hundreds of thousands of dollars of air time" on Fox News, DISH TV, and Glenn Beck's Blaze Network. He has also purchased air...

2013-10-30 16:23:48

BELLEVUE, Wash., Oct. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Second Amendment Foundation today applauded the overdue policy change at Seattle's public libraries regarding the legal carry of firearms by law-abiding citizens in library facilities. In recognition of this policy change, reported by Seattle Times columnist Danny Westneat, SAF is donating an autographed copy of Washington Times Senior Opinion Editor Emily Miller's new book, Emily Gets Her Gun...But Obama Wants to Take...