Gun Violence Is A Public Health Issue

If you’ve been following the recent spate of news on high-profile shootings lately, you may have seen somewhere that President Obama’s nomination of Dr. Vivek Murthy to the post of Surgeon General of the United States has been met with resistance by gun rights advocates, especially the National Rifle Association.  Firearms advocates are suspicious of Dr. Murthy’s view of gun violence being a public health issue, primarily because it may lead to additional avenues of firearms regulations through other government agencies, in particular the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. …

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