Guns in America: Bill Seeks to Reverse Research Ban

Orange County commissioner Victoria Siplin hugs the sister of shooting victim Master Sgt. Debra Clayton. Photo by Monivette Cordeiro

A member of the House on Thursday took a step toward lifting the decades-old ban on federal funding for gun-violence research. Current law essentially blocks the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and all other agencies within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services from supporting research on gun violence and firearm injury prevention. Related:…