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America's public health crisis: gun violence

America's public health crisis: gun violence

This week, the National Summit on Preventing Youth Violence convened over 600 Justice Department officials, police chiefs, school leaders, health officials and young people from more than 30 cities in Baltimore to discuss our city's strategy for reducing youth violence.

This meeting is a timely one, coming a week after House leaders — including Baltimore's own Reps. Elijah Cummings, C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger and John Sarbanes — joined the

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