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After getting the cold shoulder from the federal government for 17 years, U.S. scientists who study the public health impact of gun-related violence are finally getting a warm embrace. A report issued today by the National Research Council (NRC) and the Institute of Medicine (IOM) lays out a national strategy for firearms research that identifies more than a dozen possible topics.

The report comes 5 months after President Barack Obama announced an end to the ban on public health research on gun violence by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that had been in place since 1996. [1]

I know the "involved" mechanism... (and other science jargon tricks)

Funny how scientists “need” the OK from the government for specific researches, while on the other hand they easily impose their views on numerous other COMPLETELY USELESS reseach efforts…