BCHC urges Gun Violence Prevention Task Force to adopt public health approach

February 2023

Two women holding posters that read "Safe Streets. Stop Shooting. Start Living."Baltimore violence prevention event, 2012

BCHC and Prevention Institute appreciate the Gun Violence Prevention Task Force’s commitment to community safety. We urge Congress to champion commonsense gun laws and to continue to advance comprehensive strategies to address gun violence. It is imperative to make the connections between gun violence and public health and to re-think how we invest in the health of our communities to prevent gun violence.

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