The government isn't and never was "banned" from studying gun violence. Rather, the Dickey Amendment defunded paying for gun control advocacy under the guise of science. The Federalist's David Harsanyi says it's a popular fiction he runs into almost every day. The inconvenient truth is that research resumed under the Obama administration but could not advocate for a predetermined outcome. Crime has continued to drop despite the problematic CDC predictions. David says gun grabbers are making the claim simply because they want to resume politically-motivated research. Originally aired on Cam & Co 03/12/18.