11:52pm

Sun June 22, 2014
Politics

Your Call: What do we know about the effects of gun ownership on public health?

  

On today's Your Call, We’ll have a conversation about gun violence as public health issue. How many Americans are killed or injured by guns each year? How would the debate on gun violence change if we treated it as a public health crisis? Join the conversation on the next Your Call with Rose Aguilar and You.

Guests:

Laura Cutilletta, senior staff attorney at the Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence

David Hemenway, professor of Health Policy and Director of the Harvard Injury Control Research Center and the author of Private Guns, Public Health

Web Resources:

UC Berkeley: Charting the Gun Violence EpidemicData on gun Cleveland State University

The Violence Policy Center

Washington Post: Gun violence as a public health issue

Business Insider: What The War On Tobacco Can Teach Us About Fighting Gun Violence

Sandy Hook Promise

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