Understanding the Plague of Gun Violence as a Public Health Issue
Huey Merchant and Jack Scott in the Rector’s Forum on Sunday, June 19, 2016:
“This is a public health problem. Can you imagine if over 30,000 deaths were occurring every year for some other cause that we wouldn’t do something about it? Suppose there were an airplane crash every day that took 88 lives. Would we simply shrug our shoulders and say that we can’t do anything about it?