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Why Don’t We Know How Many People Are Shot Each Year in America?

By Lois Beckett, ProPublica. How many Americans have been shot over the past 10 years? No one really knows. We don’t even know if the number of people shot annually has gone up or down over that time. The government’s own numbers seem to conflict. One source of data on shooting victims suggests that gun-related violence […]

May 15, 2014

Republicans Say No To CDC Gun Violence Research

by Lois Beckett, ProPublica. After the Sandy Hook school shooting, Rep. Jack Kingston (R-GA) was one of the few congressional Republicans who expressed a willingness to reconsider the need for gun control laws. “Put guns on the table, also put video games on the table, put mental health on the table,” he said less than […]

April 22, 2014