A Week of Hope June 27

Docs- This week brought a sea change- from the despair of the Charleston, S.C. shootings to the hope of the Supreme Court rulings on health care and gay marriage. And we are bouyed by the decisions to bring down the Confederate flag, a painful symbol of the wrong of slavery and opposition to civil rights. […]

Washtenaw County Gun Safety Week and Other News

Docs- PPGV will again partner with the Washtenaw County Law Enforcement in Washtenaw County Gun Safety Week. Please join your physician colleagues at a press conference at 11 am June 22 at the WCSO, 2201 Hogback. “Washtenaw County and our Washtenaw County Law Enforcement agencies will again be participating in a Washtenaw County Gun Safety […]

A Church WearsOrange

      An Ann Arbor church, the Episcopal Church of the Incarnation on Lohr Rd. in Pittsfield Township got its Orange On June 7 for National Gun Violence Awareness Month. Almost all the congregation showed up aiming to make us safer!

Grand Rapids MD, Kathleen Howard sends an Op-Ed.

PPGV member Kathleen Howard targets many of our issues in this Op-Ed. “The right to openly carry firearms has been getting a lot of attention lately- locally, across the state, and throughout the U.S. A judge’s ruling this week in favor of a Grand Rapids police officer who stopped and questioned a person who was […]

Let’s Wear Orange June 2 for National Gun Violence Awareness Day

June is National Gun Violence Awareness Month. And June 2 is the first National Gun Violence Awareness Day. We are to wear orange. Commit to wearing orange and engaging patients and colleagues in a conversation about gun violence on June 2. (See. http://wearorange.org). For several years the Brady Campaign and the American Academy of Pediatrics […]