The agency is now hiding its most unreliable numbers from the public.
California has among the strictest gun laws in the country. Some of its neighbors are another story.
In a new letter, Senator Menendez and his colleagues keep pressing the agency over its flawed firearm injury estimates.
In the past 20 years, 165 mass shootings have occurred, an analysis by The Trace and The New Yorker has found.
Following a Trace and FiveThirtyEight investigation, eleven senators sent a letter to the Department of Health and Human Services probing the CDC's faulty data.
“You just can’t use those numbers,” said one of the nation’s leading public health researchers, after viewing the agency’s most recent figures.
The likelihood that police will solve homicides and assaults has plummeted — particularly when the culprit uses a gun, and particularly when the victims are black or Hispanic.
Gun violence is felt unevenly across America. But no community is immune.
Nearly 40,000 people were killed by guns last year.