That Time The CDC Asked About Defensive Gun Uses

That Time The CDC Asked About Defensive Gun Uses

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    That Time The CDC Asked About Defensive Gun Uses

    This is a very interesting article comparing data from the CDC to Gary Kleck's analysis of defensive gun uses.

    That Time The CDC Asked About Defensive Gun Uses

    Last month, I discussed the need for more robust and intellectually balanced research into gun use in the United States. In particular, I proposed that “Any Study Of ‘Gun Violence’ Should Include How Guns Save Lives.”

    In particular, a 2013 study ordered by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and conducted by The National Academies’ Institute of Medicine and National Research Council reported that, “Defensive use of guns by crime victims is a common occurrence”...

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    Yes, I remember reading that at the time—it got virtually zero dissemination.
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    The CDC was so incompetent they were not able to fake data to misrepresent reality to create the false conclusions they wanted, so then they couldn't even publish the study. How are these bozos gonna deal with the pandemic?
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