The Guardian gives PPGV an Op Ed

When I attended a national meeting that focuses on gun violence, the National Physicians Alliance (npalliance.org) meeting last year I paid attention to 2 discussions, one led by a medical journalist and one by a union organizer. The journalist taught us to use the media as a friend, the unionist to tryto find out what your…

Submission to House Local Gov’t Comm on HB 4795

Physicians for the Prevention of Gun Violence (PPGV) is a group of 350 doctors who as our mission, are “Educated and empowered to advocate for the prevention of gun violence.” We are raising our voice in opposition as scientists trained in gun deaths and injuries. We are bringing to you our concern for the right…

HB 4795 – a Preemptive Poison Bill

Yesterday, 2/11/16,  Andy and I went to Lansing for a hearing on  HB 4795, introduced by Rep. Lee Chatfield.  It was heard by the Local Government Committee, which Chatfield Chairs. He explained it as “putting teeth” in the law that forbids localities from creating law that the state has jurisdiction in. The NRA spoke first…