False Medical Research and Gun Control
Francis Mancini Providence Journal-Bulletin, St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)
The monthly Journal of the Medical Association of Georgia has been at it again, debunking the simplistic anti-gun propaganda that is so widespread in other medical periodicals.
The June issue was especially critical of those who expound on guns and violence as though these are matters of public health (e.g., bullets as "pathogens," guns as "viruses," gun control as "immunization") rather than topics best treated by specialists in law, criminology and related disciplines.
Let's turn directly to Dr. Edgar A. Suter et al., whose article "Violence in America - Effective Solutions" (complete with 98 footnotes) is the issue's centerpiece. A few highlights:
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Publication information: Article title: False Medical Research and Gun Control. Contributors: Francis Mancini Providence Journal-Bulletin - Author. Newspaper title: St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO). Publication date: August 21, 1995. Page number: 7B. © 2008 St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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