Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Red states lead the hit parade in gun deaths

Related reading:
GOP Said The CDC Could Research Gun Violence, But Won’t Give Them Money To Do It.  (HuffPost, 7/12/2018)
That measure, approved just a month after the massacre at a high school in Parkland, Florida, came amid renewed debate about the 1996 Dickey Amendment, which bars the CDC from “advocating or promoting gun control.” The provision doesn’t explicitly prohibit gun violence research, but it has effectively starved it of federal funding.

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