Prevent Gun Violence

Adopted Substitute Resolution

RESOLVED, that the WAFP support legislation that would require background checks for every gun sold, and be it further

RESOLVED, that the WAFP endorse efforts to track and record all transfers of firearms, whether by public sale, private sale, or gifts, and be it further

RESOLVED, that the WAFP call on federal and state lawmakers to support efforts to reinstate research and education in the area of gun violence, and be it further

RESOLVED, that the WAFP propose to the AAFP that it name gun violence as a crisis in personal and public health, and be it further

RESOLVED, that the WAFP bring forth this resolution to the 2013 AAFP Congress of Delegates and actively join any coalitions working towards similar causes.