Begun Center’s Daniel Flannery discusses the scarcity of federally funded gun violence research

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The Land: Daniel Flannery, director of the Begun Center for Violence Prevention Research and Education, said that federal organizations like the Centers for Disease Control and the National Institutes of Health haven’t funded research into gun violence for nearly two decades, stemming in large part from the National Rifle Association’s lobbying efforts to restrict federal funding for research that could promote gun control.