Lee - For twenty-five years, I served as an agent at the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. Today, I want to talk to you about a bill that would make 1.3 million firearm silencers available for purchase without a background check. Then I am going to ask you to do something about it.
(CNN)Researchers and some media reports have suggested a so-called "medical triumph" is happening in American hospitals because homicide rates have decreased despite a rise in gun violence. But the idea didn't sound right to two gun researchers.
Flawed gun data lead to wrong conclusions, researchers say
We’re not fighting a bad side effect. We are fighting a full-on public health crisis. And we know the path to a cure. What keeps me up at night is the worry that, as a nation, we’re looking at this all wrong. We need the will to act, and we need leaders with the courage to take action.