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Immediately after 12 people were killed in a mass shooting in  Thousand Oaks, California on Thursday, doctors and medical professionals posted on social media their experiences treating victims of gun violence.

It continued a trend that started the night before after a tweet by the NRA mocked the medical community’s call for the reduction of firearms, telling “anti-gun doctors to stay in their own lane.”

The NRA was responding to  a series of recent articles in a recent issue of the Annals of Internal Medicine calling for public health research into gun violence.

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Author: By tanya.basu@thedailybeast.com (Tanya Basu)