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Lack of research hobbling informed gun policy making

Lack of research hobbling informed gun policy making

Source: CNN

With the anniversary of the Newtown shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School almost upon us, it is worth revisiting a troubling reality noted in a commentary I co-wrote in the Journal of the American Medical Association just a week after the tragedy – the 17-year effort to suppress research into guns. Dr. Frederick Rivara of Seattle Children’s is the author of this article.