Could The Strategies That Worked For Tobacco Control Also Work For Gun Reform?
The gun rights lobby often pits gun-owners and non-gun-owners against each other, even though recent demonstrates that the two groups overwhelmingly support the same gun control policies. Changing the narrative and shifting the frame to one of a public health matter and highlighting commonalities could help advance policies and reduce gun violence.
"If gun owners and non-gun owners can come to understand each other and unite on behalf of public health and the public's right to safety, America has a hope of overcoming our current epidemic of gun violence. If anyone can help make that happen, it’s Michael Siegel."
Author: Rebecca Steinitz.