Safety

Doctors from California’s Stanford Medical Center spearheaded a national effort this week to discuss gun-related violence as a public health crisis. Healthcare providers assembled at hospitals across the country Monday for Stand Safe, an initiative co-founded by retired U.S. Air Force Col. Dean Winslow, Stanford’s Professor of Medicine, and Sarabeth Spitzer, a fourth-year medical student
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Patrons scoping out Remington rifles at the company’s booth during the 2018 NRA convention in Dallas. (Photo: Daniel Terrill/Guns.com) A federal appellate court upheld a settlement agreement between Remington Arms and class representatives despite concerns that too few gun owners participated in an effort to recall an allegedly defective Remington trigger design. “The record makes
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The XCEL 100, left, and XCEL 500BT, right, are the latest earmuffs to join Walker’s lineup of ear protection. (Photo: Walker’s) Adding to its inventory of hearing protection, Walker’s announced its XCEL earmuff series is headed out the factory doors and to retailer’s shelves. The XCEL Series offers two models — the 100 and 500BT
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Emergency personnel respond to Santa Fe High School in Santa Fe, Texas, May 18, 2018 (Photo: Screenshot via KTRK-TV ABC13) Lawmakers on a state school safety committee delivered their findings this week, opting against more gun control and in favor of “hardening” schools. The 32-page report of the Texas Senate Select Committee on Violence in
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Commission chair and Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri gestures as he speaks during the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Commission Meeting, Thursday, June 7, 2018, in Sunrise, Fla. (Photo: Wilfredo Lee/AP Photo) Officials reviewing the Parkland massacre described the alleged suspect’s late mother as an “enabler” who thwarted attempts to help her troubled
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Dr. David O. Barbe, president of the American Medical Association, encouraged members to support recommendations regulating firearms access at its 2018 annual meeting. (Photo: American Medical Association) The American Medical Association waded further into the gun control debate this week, recommending policymakers adopt a range of regulations limiting firearms access nationwide. Dr. David O. Barbe,
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Gary the Gun makes its debut on Urban Carry’s live stream. (Photo: Urban Carry) Holster maker Urban Carry is determined to show gun control advocates that firearms are tools through a new streaming broadcast called “Gary the Gun.” The “Gary the Gun” project is a 24 hour a day, 7 day a week live stream
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An administration official told Senate lawmakers this week the president’s School Safety Commission won’t focus on the role firearms play in perpetuating violence. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, chair of the commission established in the wake of the Parkland massacre, said the group’s primary mission will center on bolstering safety, dodging a direct line of questioning from
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