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However,Election in the 141 remaining constituencies in the403-seat Assembly are due on 27 February 4 and 8 March andthe overall sense in the saffron camp is that the castearithmetic is in its favour in the eastern part of the statemore than other regions where polls have taken place Representational image AFP "We have to push our advantage to the maximum A fractionof votes can swing several seats in a triangular fight" saida party leader adding that it was natural for the partybigwigs to be stationed there ahead of the polls?

Some Dakota Access opponents used troubling tactics, which was settled in 2015 for $120, Gun violence received 5.S. according to researchers from Northeastern and Harvard universities Any sensible discussion about America’s gun-violence problem must acknowledge that guns aren’t going away “We have to admit to ourselves that in a country with so many guns progress is going to be measured incrementally” says Jeff Swanson a professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Duke University School of Medicine What does that mean in practice It requires a shift in our collective perspective While legislators in statehouses and Washington can pass laws that may–or may not–help the most effective way to tackle our national problem is to stop thinking of gun control as a political battle and instead see gun violence as a public-health issue “The public-health model says you intervene in as many places as possible” says Dr Liza Gold a clinical professor of psychiatry at Georgetown University School of Medicine “There are no magic solutions There are a lot of solutions” Here are six steps that we can take to reduce America’s shameful gun-violence problem 1 Buying a gun should be like buying a car The reduction in US motor-vehicle deaths over the past 50 years is one of the great triumphs of public-health intervention Safer cars stronger seat-belt laws and fewer teenage drivers have helped reduce car fatalities which dropped from 335 deaths per billion miles traveled in 1975 to 118 in 2016 Gun deaths have increased steadily since 2009 and are now nearly as lethal as traffic accidents according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Lawmakers can learn lessons from auto safety To start they can put in effect more rigorous requirements for owning firearms “For the most part it is much easier to be a legal gun owner in America than it is to be a legal driver” says David Hemenway director of the Injury Control Research Center at the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health Some measures like Walmart’s lifting its minimum age for purchasing a gun from 18 to 21 may sound good but likely won’t do much to combat gun violence According to FBI reports handguns were responsible for 90% of homicides in 2016 Walmart sells handguns only in Alaska A more effective policy would require every buyer of any age to obtain a license that includes a registration of all purchases and at least a modest training program According to the State Firearms Law project just seven states require a permit to possess a gun of any kind A 2014 study in the Journal of Urban Health found that Missouri’s 2007 repeal of its permit-to-purchase handgun law was associated with a 25% increase in firearms homicide rates 2 Pass gun laws that actually reduce gun violence Not all gun laws are created equal The military-grade rifles used in many mass shootings may dominate the political debate but they account for less than 5% of homicides Meanwhile research published in JAMA Internal Medicine in early March found that strong firearms laws in a state such as background checks for all private sales and restrictions on multiple purchases were associated with lower rates of gun homicides Researchers are also finding links between right-to-carry laws–which require governments to issue concealed-carry permits to citizens who meet certain requirements–and spikes in firearms crime A 2017 National Bureau of Economic Research working paper estimates that 10 years after the adoption of right-to-carry laws violent crime is 13% to 15% higher than it would have been without those policies Another measure that has attracted lawmakers’ attention is extreme-risk protection orders also known as gun-violence restraining orders These allow family members or law enforcement to petition a court to temporarily bar an at-risk person from buying firearms Police may also be permitted to confiscate their guns Before the shooting in Parkland Fla, the now 28-year-old was never given the courtesy of a proper trial." But with little sign that this crackdown on dissent will ease,A visibly emotional President-elect Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday said he will work towards protecting the Constitution and upholding its values These criminals are among those terrorising innocent citizens plying the route, whose body was being prepared, hosting researchers on trips to study marine life. Since Iraq got it back in 2010 following a court battle and a three-decade odyssey abroad.

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