Saturday, October 10, 2015

A "Little Bit" Of Knowledge Is Dangerous; None At All Is Deadly

The author of the Dickey amendment that forbids research into gun violence is interviewed.
His law ordered the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention never to fund research that could be seen as advocacy for gun control. Since the 1990s, that provision has commonly stopped any gun studies because researchers don't want to risk losing federal money, and that is what Jay Dickey regrets.

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