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Support State Funding for Gun Violence Research

Support State Funding for Gun Violence Research

Gun violence is a public health crisis that claims 33,000 American lives each year. Despite this, the federal government bans research on gun violence and its prevention (thanks to the 1997 NRA-backed “Dickey Amendment”). New York and other states must take action to fill this gap and help research ways to prevent gun violence and the... Read More
NYAGV Joins Rep. Maloney in Calling for Funds for Gun Violence Research

NYAGV Joins Rep. Maloney in Calling for Funds for Gun Violence Research

NYAGV joined New York Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney on February 22 at New York City Hall to call on President Obama to commit $10 million for federal research on gun violence. The funds are being requested to enable the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to conduct scientific research on the causes and prevention of gun violence in... Read More