Submitted by: Richmond Academy of Medicine
WHEREAS, MSV Policy 145.003 expresses support for future laws and regulations relating to firearms which would promote trauma control and increased public safety, and
WHEREAS, MSV Policy 515.001 opposes any type of domestic violence and supports the inclusion of educational material regarding resources, criminal laws, and prevention in government publications related to marriage and families, and
WHEREAS, multiple analysis have demonstrated an inverse relationship between limits on firearm ownership and gun-related death rates, and
WHEREAS, District of Columbia vs. Heller upheld the right of individual states to impose restrictions on gun ownership, therefore be it
RESOLVED, that the Medical Society of Virginia will support uniform/universal background checks for gun sales.