Editorial Posted in the Post and Courier on November 8, 2015

Gun violence is a serious and growing public health issue in the United States of America.  The current problem nationally: Every day in the United States there are 91 gun-related deaths on average or just under 16 per minute….

Click the link to read to entire article:  Gun Violence – A Public Health Issue

Authors:  Robert T. Ball, MD (member of the CCMS Executive Committee and its Public Health Committee) and Richard C. Hagerty, MD (chairman of the board of Gun Sense SC and a CCMS member)

The CCMS Executive Committee agrees it is time to address gun violence as we would any other public health crisis.