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Quietly, Congress extends a ban on...
« on: July 03, 2015, 09:58:29 AM »
...CDC research on gun violence

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In the immediate aftermath of the massacre in Charleston, South Carolina, the US House of Representatives Appropriations Committee quietly rejected an amendment that would have allowed the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to study the underlying causes of gun violence.

Source: http://www.pri.org/stories/2015-07-02/quietly-congress-extends-ban-cdc-research-gun-violence
What most 21st Century Americans simply do not grasp is that the Constitution and Bill of Rights were not written to to give rights to the citizens of our then-new nation, but was instead written to tightly constrain the federal government.