CDC: Studies On Gun Control, Violence Inconclusive

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http://www.ajc.com/news/content/news/1003/03cdcguns.html It is not scientifically clear that gun control laws reduce violence, the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said yesterday. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution notes that the centers have been criticized for considering injuries from firearms a public health issue. A CDC task force reviewed 51 studies on whether several types of gun laws prevent violent crimes, suicides or accidents. The laws include bans on specific firearms, restrictions on weapon acquisition, waiting periods, mandatory . . .

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