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REVEALED: CDC Hid Report Showing How Often Guns Used for Self Defense



A pattern is emerging that shows the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to be a highly political organization, interested not in informing the public, but in partisan politics.

As Big League Politics exclusively reported, the CDC had a huge in-fight regarding the release of a report showing a massive increase in the number of autism cases in children, delaying the release.

But the CDC is hiding other important information too.

First reported by Breitbart, a buried CDC report shows that Americans use guns in self-defense far more often than they do in criminal activity.

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“[G]uns were used defensively by victims about 3.6 times as often as they were used offensively by criminals,” said Florida State University Criminologist Gary Kleck.

According to Kleck:

“In 1996, 1997, and 1998, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) conducted large-scale national surveys asking about defensive gun use (DGU). They never released the findings, or even acknowledged they had studied the topic. I obtained the unpublished raw data and computed the prevalence of DGU. CDC’s findings indicated that an average of 2.46 million U.S. adults used a gun for self-defense in each of the years from 1996 through 1998 – almost exactly confirming the estimate for 1992 of Kleck and Gertz (1995). Possible reasons for CDC’s suppression of these findings are discussed.”

Kleck has been researching how often guns are used by Americans in self-defense since the mid-2000’s, and has always maintained that they are used about 2.5 million times annually for that purpose.

After a decade-long battle for the truth, Kleck and law-abiding gun owners have been vindicated.

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