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Physicians Need To Be Engaged In Preventing Gun Violence Right From The Start.

In 1969 I was a caseworker for the Cook County Welfare Department, working out of the West Madison office near Garfield Park in Chicago’s West Side.  640 more words


Cleveland Police Officer Acquitted of Manslaughter in 2012 Deaths

A police officer who climbed onto the hood of a car after a chase in 2012 and fired repeatedly at its unarmed occupants, both of them black, was acquitted of manslaughter on Saturday by an Ohio judge. 8 more words


3 Men Killed In North Oakland Shooting; Suspect Arrested

OAKLAND (CBS SF) — A 30-year-old man was arrested Saturday at a North Oakland home where three people were killed, police said.

Officers responded to a report of shots fired at a home in the 900 block of 54th Street around 2:45 p.m., police Officer J. 119 more words



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A leading national gun safety group, joined by members of Congress, is calling for investigations of the National Rifle Association’s fundraising practices and finances in response to a Yahoo News investigation published last week. 491 more words


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We remember and honor the memory of precious lives taken one year ago today in Isla Vista. Holding the families, survivors and the entire UCSB community close in our hearts today. 81 more words

Remember The Victims

The Need for Meaningful Policy Change: The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same

Last year, APA celebrated its Congressional Fellowship Program’s 40 years of success on Capitol Hill. The article below by a former APA Congressional Fellow highlights the contribution of psychologists to public policy and of the Fellowship experience to Fellows’ professional development. 676 more words

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Here's A Safe Gun Device That Does What It's Supposed To Do: Make A Gun Safe.

Guess what?  There’s actually a safe-gun device out there that really works.  Well, it’s not out there quite yet.  But I fooled around with prototypes that will fit most pistols and the AR, and they really do what they are supposed to do, namely, only allow the gun to be used by the person who owns or uses that gun.  615 more words