Arkansan ushered in guns-research curbs, came to regret 1990s push that halted CDC firearms-violence studies

Posted: February 18, 2018 at 4:30 a.m.
Updated: February 19, 2018 at 4:30 a.m.

 Jay Dickey

Jay Dickey

WASHINGTON -- As the victims of the latest mass shooting are mourned and buried, some Americans say it's time to revisit the Dickey Amendment, legislative language that has hampered government-funded research on gun violence prevention for more than two decades.

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