Highlights from The Trace

The NRA Knows It’s Impeding Gun Research

The Trace has a new article highlight’s the NRA’s role in impeding research into gun violence:

The National Rifle Association and other gun rights groups have filed lawsuits challenging that established practice. The lawsuits come as researchers confront an uptick in gun-related deaths, driven by a surge in homicides. They were filed a year after the NRA’s research director acknowledged at a private meeting that the group’s opposition to gathering such data has severely hampered gun violence research in the United States.