Posted November 30, 2015 4:22 pm by Comments

By Ammoland

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By AWR Hawkins

Doctors Urged To Push ‘Agenda’ of Gun Control For Public Health
AmmoLand Gun News
AmmoLand Gun News

Washington DC – -(Ammoland.com)- During the American Public Health Association’s annual meeting in early November, health services researcher Judith Katzburg urged doctors to “push the agenda” securing gun control for public health.

Katzburg spoke during a panel titled, “The Tipping Point: Activating a Public Health Movement to Address Gun Violence.”

Describing her efforts in the panel, Kartzburg said, “We are hoping to forge a national coalition of partners to push the agenda of a public health approach to gun violence prevention forward.”

The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence president Dan Gross echoed Kartzburg’s sentiment and spoke of how his group values the opportunity to partner with doctors in this gun control push. Gross said:

Cross-sector partnerships are incredibly important to us, especially partnerships in the health and public health area. Because gun violence, at the end of the day, has been looked at too long through a political lens. It’s a public health issue, and it’s one of the most pressing public health issues facing our country today.

Gross went on to make clear that success …Read the Rest

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