American Medical Association Endorses Proposals To Reduce Gun Violence

Published: Friday, June 15, 2018 - 9:35am
Updated: Friday, June 15, 2018 - 12:44pm
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The American Medical Association has approved a series of measures it says would reduce gun violence in the United States.

At its annual policy-making meeting, the AMA endorsed proposals to ban people younger than 21 from buying or owning guns or ammunition and to push for laws that would allow people who’ve threatened imminent violence, or relatives of people considered suicidal, to get a court to remove guns from the home — among others.

Dr. David Barbe is the immediate past president of the AMA and joined The Show to explain what led to the decision to vote on these measures.

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