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American Medical Association: Ban Assault Weapons To Curb 'Public Health Crisis'

2 monthes ago   |   By The Huffington Post

The group calls for banning sales and possession of all assault-style weapons and high-capacity magazines.
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American Medical Association calls for ban on assault weapons, amid congressional inaction

American Medical Association calls for ban on assault weapons, amid congressional inaction

2 monthes ago   |   By Think Progress

The American Medical Association on Tuesday pushed for a ban on assault weapons , amid demands from its membership of doctors that the organization take a stand against gun violence.
The move comes months after the mass school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in February that killed 17 people and elevated the national conversation around gun control. But despite dozens of mass shootings since then, Congress has done little to address gun violence .
Congressional inaction has left schools and local lawmakers scrambling, with countless school districts approving policies such...
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