Advocate for Public Health
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Gun violence is a leading cause of premature death in the U.S. According to the CDC, there were 45,222 firearm-related deaths in 2020, and guns cause nearly 85,000 injuries each year. The American Public Health Association supports common sense gun policies, including a federal ban on assault weapons and laws that would require criminal background checks for all firearms purchases, including those sold at gun shows and online.
Advocate For Public Health Evidence: Speak out on HB 327, which would restrict public health education
House Bill 327 will impact the delivery of public health education and the effective delivery of public health services by restricting education, training and discussion about racism, sexism, gender and identity in Ohio K-12 schools, colleges/universities, and state agencies. The Ohio House of Representatives is expected to schedule a related hearing on March 9. Use your voice with Ohio legislators today!
The right to reproductive health (including access to life-saving screenings such as for cancer and STIs) is an equity issue that impacts all women, LGBTQ+ persons and low-income persons. As public health educators, students, practitioners and advocates, it is essential we support the right of all to receive comprehensive reproductive health care.