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Why US legislation on mental health and guns must alter
Beacon Review
Philip Candilis, a forensic psychiatrist who teaches at Saint Elizabeths Hospital in Washington DC, agrees, and says that only a tiny proportion of gun violence can be attributed to persons with mental illness. Proof suggests that violent behaviour ...
Doctors Join Forces With Lawyers To Reduce Firearms DeathsNPR (blog)

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Friday, February 27, 2015 - 20:15

ErieTVNews

Clergy Reaching Out to Young People to End Gun Violence
ErieTVNews
The funeral for Erie's latest homicide victim is tomorrow. Some members of the city's African-American Concerned Clergy will be there. Reverend Charles Mock says the pastors are reaching out to the young people who are caught-up in the violence. He ...

Friday, February 27, 2015 - 17:23

Ktoo

Why US law on guns and mental health needs to change
New Scientist
Philip Candilis, a forensic psychiatrist who teaches at Saint Elizabeths Hospital in Washington DC, agrees, and says that only a small proportion of gun violence can be attributed to people with mental illness. Evidence suggests that violent behaviour ...
Doctors Join Forces With Lawyers To Reduce Firearms DeathsValley Public Radio

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Friday, February 27, 2015 - 13:02

Nation News

OUTSIDE THE PULPIT: Gun violence out of control
Nation News
There is simply too much gun violence in Barbados and we need a proper and urgent resolution to this problem, which has now become a cancer in our beautiful country. How long will Barbadians stand for this madness? Gun crimes are no minor offences ...

Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 23:03

The Herald-Times (subscription)

Health professionals call for action to address gun violence
The Herald-Times (subscription)
Earlier this year, the Center for American Progress reported that gun violence is expected to surpass car crashes in 2015 as the leading cause of death for Americans under 25. CAP's study showed gun violence disproportionately impacts young people.
Doctors Join Forces With Lawyers To Reduce Firearms DeathsNPR (blog)

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Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 12:57

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NewsOK.com
Leaders from the nation's top health professional organizations have issued a call to action on gun violence, co-signing an article published Monday in the Annals of Internal Medicine. The groups declared their "collective backing for universal ...

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Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 12:51

Valley Public Radio

Doctors Join Forces With Lawyers To Reduce Firearms Deaths
Valley Public Radio
For years doctors have tried to reduce the toll by addressing gun injuries and deaths as a public health issue; there's ample evidence that ease of access to is linked to the number of suicides and homicides. But those efforts haven't gained much ...

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Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 12:41

Doctors Join Forces With Lawyers To Reduce Firearms Deaths
NPR (blog)
... States as a result of suicides, homicides and accidents with firearms. For years doctors have tried to reduce the toll by addressing gun injuries and deaths as a public health issue; there's ample evidence that ease of access to is linked to the ...

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Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 11:52

Reality Check: America's gun violence - a cultural history lesson
WXIX
Solving Collins' “male-centric” problem is easier said than done. A recent Gallup poll finds that gender alone is the strongest predictor of gun ownership in America, with men five times more likely to own a firearm than women. Further proof that gun ...

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 - 20:59

Bergen Dispatch

Lagana Introduces Bill to Protect Domestic Violence Victims from Gun Violence
Bergen Dispatch
“The facts surrounding domestic violence are nightmarish,” said Lagana (D-Bergen/Passaic). “Data shows more than half of the women who are murdered are killed with a gun, and that most of those were killed by a male partner in the course of an argument.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 - 14:49