Summary: To authorize the appropriation of funds to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for conducting or supporting research on firearms safety or gun violence prevention. Cosponsors
ANGIE CRAIG’S POSITION: Representative Craig cosponsored the resolution on 1/24/19.
STATUS: Introduced 1/17/19 by Rep. Maloney, Carolyn B. [D-NY-12].
ORGANIZATIONS IN SUPPORT OF THE BILL:
- “On behalf of the American College of Physicians (ACP), I am writing to offer our strong support for the Gun Violence Prevention Research Act of 2019, H.R. 674.” (Source: American College of Physicians (ACP) Letter)
- “Mass Shootings Continue with Little Progress on Gun Control – PART TWO.” (Source: National Organization for Women)
- American Psychological Association (APA) advocates for a public health approach to gun violence prevention, supporting evidence-based programs and policies that can reduce the occurrence and impact of firearm-related violence in the United States.
- Organizations Call for $50 Million to Study Gun Violence. (Source: American Academy of Family Physicians)