I never realized this until now. The NRA lobby has blocked research on gun injuries and deaths, which hopefully is now changing.
http://www.pressconnects.com/article...o-gun-violence

.....But wait! I thought the NRA's position was that gun ownership makes people safer.
NRA-ILA | Statement from the National Rifle Association of America
If this is true, wouldn't they want research done so it could support their stance and strengthen their argument?