Dr. David O. Barbe, president of the American Medical Association, encouraged members to support recommendations regulating firearms access at its 2018 annual meeting. (Photo: American Medical Association) The American Medical Association waded further into the gun control debate this week, recommending policymakers adopt a range of regulations limiting firearms access nationwide. Dr.
A recent revealed the percentage of Americans ranking gun control as the nation’s top problem decreased by half this month. The survey, conducted April 2-11, found only 6 percent of respondents said strengthening regulations on gun sales remains the country’s “most important problem” — down from 13 percent in March. Dissatisfaction with
The newest Glock on the block also is one of the company’s most curious designs. (Photos: Chris Eger/Guns.com) Glock’s “crossover” design, developed originally for a mammoth military contract, has a lot of things going on– most of them good. Introduced to the market in January, the Glock 19X is now marketed as
The nation’s largest integrated health system, Kaiser Permanente, will invest $2 million in research for preventing gun injuries and death. In Monday’s , Kaiser said the endeavor — designated the Kaiser Permanente Task Force on Firearm Injury Prevention — will focus on “addressing preventable gun-related injuries and death, whether by
Gun control group Everytown for Gun Safety has asked a New York federal court to force the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to release information about firearm suicides. Everytown said ATF refused its request via a 2016 Freedom of Information Act Request for the data by claiming federal
Reports on gun sales often follow a tragedy that forces a national debate about gun ownership. When figures are up, they’re interpreted as successful political efforts by pro-gun organizations. When they’re down, the opposite is true. But sometimes results reported are askew or incomplete. They miss the larger patterns that
While many have renewed calls for stricter gun regulations after the mass shooting in Las Vegas, a new poll has found that most Americans’ views on gun laws remain unchanged. The , conducted by the The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research, found U.S. citizens are still divided on whether
Democrats in the U.S. Senate are urging the National Institutes of Health to renew funding for gun violence research after the massacre in Las Vegas. A number of Democratic lawmakers, including Sens. Elizabeth Warren (Mass.), Chris Murphy (Conn.), Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and 21 others, sent a to NIH Director