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House GOP appropriators block funding for gun violence research

Politico ---------- House Republican appropriators Wednesday rejected a proposal to designate millions of dollars for the CDC for gun violence research, voting 32-20 to keep the language out of a fiscal 2019 spending bill. The party-line vote marked Democrats’ latest failed bid to spur studies into preventing firearm-related injuries and deaths — and comes despite a bipartisan agreement earlier this year that the CDC is permitted to conduct such research. The agency's ability to study gun violence had been limited by a 1996 provision that prevented the CDC from collecting data to advocate for gun control. To learn more click on the picture below to read the article.

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