Happy New Year – a short summary of 2018

Jan 1, 2019 PPGV – Michigan Physicians Educated and Empowered to Advocate for Gun Violence Prevention. Happy New Year Docs! Taking stock after a bruising election year of 2018 we are thankful for 1. The Energy of the Young. After Parkland’s Mass shooting of students and the continued violence in Chicago Two groups came to…

Gun Offender Registry Acts (GORAs) by Jerry Walden

The organization, Mayors Against Illegal Guns, offers useful information about local initiatives to enact Gun Offender Registry Acts. An extract from their website follows. THE PROBLEM OF GUN OFFENDER RECIDIVISM Studies indicate people who carry illegal guns pose a very high risk of recidivism. Recent Baltimore statistics show that 42% of defendants charged with felony…