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Mitch McConnell: Repeal the Gun Violence Research Ban

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Mitch McConnell: Repeal the Gun Violence Research Ban

To be delivered to Sen. Mitch McConnell (KY-1) and The United States Senate

Petition Statement

The US Senate should introduce a measure to repeal the ban on funding gun violence research.
There are currently 2,543 signatures. NEW goal - We need 3,000 signatures!

Petition Background

Gun violence has become a public health crisis in America. In 1996, after lobbying by the NRA, Congress passed a ban on gun violence research. In 2015 a bill was introduced in the US House of Representatives to reverse this ban but the bill was never voted on. The US Senate has never attempted to address the ban on gun violence research.

Scientists use research to make cars and other products safer as well as identify cancer risks associated with products on the market. Research on gun violence in America must be allowed in order to identify ways to promote gun safety.

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