AMA Joins Calls for Tougher Gun Background Checks, Restraining Orders

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High Schoolers at Alderdice High School in Pittsburgh, PA.protest school shootings. Photo by Mark Dixon via Flickr

At its annual meeting last week, the American Medical Association House of Delegates backed a sweeping set of actions aimed at reducing the nation's toll from gun violence. The association called on policymakers to seek "common ground." It was the second major group, following the nation's top think tank on policing, to weigh in on the issue . . .

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