By Jon Santiago

As a result of the NRA telling physicians to “stay in their lane,” Representative Elect Dr. Jon Santiago stepped up to articulate the reasons why physicians should get involved in the gun violence debate.

“As physicians, surgeons, and frontline providers, we are well within our right to advocate for stricter regulations on guns and greater funding for trauma services. In fact, it is our responsibility and duty to patients, many of whose lives are affected daily by gun violence.”