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Gun rights vs women’s rights

It is particularly perverse to see some legislators allow interest groups, such as pro gun and anti-abortion rights lobbies, to dictate their understanding of how best to protect the public’s health. Take, for example, the Florida legislators who passed the Firearms Owners Privacy Act. This Act prohibits physicians from inquiring about patients’ gun use and / [...]

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Immediate action needed on guns

The time to act is not tomorrow. Today is already too late. There will be another mass shooting, even before we can get the legislation in place to stop it.

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After Arizona and Aurora, will more guns make us safer?

This post was originally published on July 24, 2012. We’ve resurfaced this piece following the news of a horrific school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut this morning. NBC News reports 26 have been killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School, including 20 children. Watch live as the events unfold. … In July 20 in Aurora, Colorado, 24-year-old [...]

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