FBI Reports Gun Background Checks Fell, But Lack of Money Makes Sales Data Hard to Find

In light of the tragic mass shootings in Wisconsin and Colorado this summer, questions naturally arise about who has access to guns. But data about gun sales and research about the best public policies on weapons are scarce. There's a reason for that: money. David Hemenway, professor of health policy at Harvard University and director of the Harvard Injury Control Research Center, said unlike research about motor vehicle safety and laws, there is "little" money for research involving guns....Full Story
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