House GOP: Don’t Use Public Health Emergency To Tackle Gun Violence

By Dorothy Mills-Gregg / September 22, 2023 at 12:50 PM
A resolution is expected to hit the House floor soon that some Republicans say is necessary to ensure HHS and federal agencies don’t use a public health emergency declaration to limit Americans’ access to guns. The latest statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show out of the 26,031 homicides tracked in 2021, nearly 21,000 of them were due to firearms. The American Medical Association declared gun violence a public health crisis in 2016, and several other health...

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