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Doctors Take On Gun Violence, NRA Pushes Back: A New Battle Over Policy

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This Sunday, March 29, 2015 photo provided by the Jefferson Police Department shows the scene of an accidental shooting in Jefferson, Ga. Jaxon White had turned 3 two days earlier. His parents, Wendy Brock and Roger White Jr., were washing Roger’s pickup in the driveway. The boy climbed in the open driver’s side door, found the handgun his father kept in the center console and stood on the seat. His father, nearby, screamed the boy’s name to tell him to put down the gun, as Jaxon looked down the barrel. Then, a loud pop. The boy collapsed from a gunshot wound to the head. His pulse stopped in an ambulance. (Jefferson Police Department via AP)

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A major doctors' group demands immediate action on gun violence, calling it a public health crisis. The National Rifle Association demands doctors “stay in their lane.” Dr. Rebecca Cunningham, Dr. Sue Bornstein and Lois Beckett join David Folkenflik.

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