Little research has been done with on stopping gun violence
(MCT) — ATLANTA — Do guns make people safer or less safe? Are some guns simply too lethal to be abroad in the land? At one time, the Atlanta-based Centers for Disease Control and Prevention was at the forefront in that debate, dedicated to addressing gun violence as a matter of public health. But gun rights advocates cried foul, accusing the CDC of practicing politics rather than science, and Congress agreed, stripping the agency of funding for gun-related research.