Jay Dickey

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Summit Daily News
Colorado editorials: Denver should allow in-person visitation at its jailsof the $2.6 million it spent on studying gun violence the prior year. The auth
Summit Daily News / Posted 22 hours ago
of the $2.6 million it spent on studying gun violence the prior year. The author of the amendment, former Republican Rep. Jay Dickey of Arkansas, ultimately grew to regret the law he helped push, writing in a Washington Post op-ed after the Aurora... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Washington news in briefservice for lawmakers who died during the past 18 months. Two Arkansans were a
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
service for lawmakers who died during the past 18 months. Two Arkansans were among those remembered: former U.S. Rep. Jay Dickey, a Republican who died in April, and former U.S. Rep. Ray Thornton, a Democrat who died in April 2016. House... Read more
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FOX Carolina
What could we learn from federally funded gun research?the Dickey amendment to its appropriation bill for fiscal year 1997. Named for
FOX Carolina / Posted 7 days ago
the Dickey amendment to its appropriation bill for fiscal year 1997. Named for its author and former US House Rep. Jay Dickey, the amendment specified that "none of the funds made available for injury prevention and control at the Centers... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
What could we learn from federally funded gun research?the Dickey amendment to its appropriation bill for fiscal year 1997. Named for
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 7 days ago
the Dickey amendment to its appropriation bill for fiscal year 1997. Named for its author and former US House Rep. Jay Dickey, the amendment specified that "none of the funds made available for injury prevention and control at the Centers... Read more
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FOX 5 Las Vegas
What could we learn from federally funded gun research?the Dickey amendment to its appropriation bill for fiscal year 1997. Named for
FOX 5 Las Vegas / Posted 7 days ago
the Dickey amendment to its appropriation bill for fiscal year 1997. Named for its author and former US House Rep. Jay Dickey, the amendment specified that "none of the funds made available for injury prevention and control at the Centers... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
What could we learn from federally funded gun research?the Dickey amendment to its appropriation bill for fiscal year 1997. Named for
WSMV Nashville / Posted 7 days ago
the Dickey amendment to its appropriation bill for fiscal year 1997. Named for its author and former US House Rep. Jay Dickey, the amendment specified that "none of the funds made available for injury prevention and control at the Centers... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
What could we learn from federally funded gun research?the Dickey amendment to its appropriation bill for fiscal year 1997. Named for
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 7 days ago
the Dickey amendment to its appropriation bill for fiscal year 1997. Named for its author and former US House Rep. Jay Dickey, the amendment specified that "none of the funds made available for injury prevention and control at the Centers... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
What could we learn from federally funded gun research?the Dickey amendment to its appropriation bill for fiscal year 1997. Named for
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 7 days ago
the Dickey amendment to its appropriation bill for fiscal year 1997. Named for its author and former US House Rep. Jay Dickey, the amendment specified that "none of the funds made available for injury prevention and control at the Centers... Read more
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Roll Call
Want to Know How to Curb Gun Violence? Don’t Ask Congress“engaging in any activities to advocate or promote gun control.” The “Dickey am
Roll Call / Posted 9 days ago
“engaging in any activities to advocate or promote gun control.” The “Dickey amendment,” named after former Republican Rep. Jay Dickey of Arkansas, a vocal opponent of gun control, has since been continued in every fiscal year. While the measure... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
The Law That's Keeping Congress From Getting The Facts On Gun ViolenceCDC could help lawmakers decide potential solutions to prevent violence caused
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 13 days ago
CDC could help lawmakers decide potential solutions to prevent violence caused by guns. The law's namesake, Arkansas Rep. Jay Dickey, co-authored a 2012 Washington Post op-ed which stated, "Scientific research should be conducted into preventing... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
The Law That's Keeping Congress From Getting The Facts On Gun ViolenceCDC could help lawmakers decide potential solutions to prevent violence caused
KGTV San Diego / Posted 13 days ago
CDC could help lawmakers decide potential solutions to prevent violence caused by guns. The law's namesake, Arkansas Rep. Jay Dickey, co-authored a 2012 Washington Post op-ed which stated, "Scientific research should be conducted into preventing... Read more
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ABC News
Here's why the federal government can't study gun violenceof shootings is that the federal government lacks basic research into which sol
ABC News / Posted 14 days ago
of shootings is that the federal government lacks basic research into which solutions work best. Named for Republican Rep. Jay Dickey of Arkansas, a self-proclaimed "point man for the NRA" on the Hill -- the Dickey amendment does not explicitly ban... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Friday’s Editorial: America must find ways to reduce or eliminate mass shootingswe know almost nothing,” said Mark Rosenberg, who led the CDC’s earlier researc
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 15 days ago
we know almost nothing,” said Mark Rosenberg, who led the CDC’s earlier research efforts, quoted in The Washington Post. Jay Dickey, an Arkansas congressman who led the pressure on the CDC, later changed his mind and decided that gun violence... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Gun injuries cost US US$46 billion a year in lost work and medical caretheir homes faced a nearly three-fold greater risk of homicide and a nearly fiv
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 16 days ago
their homes faced a nearly three-fold greater risk of homicide and a nearly five-fold greater risk of suicide. In response, Jay Dickey, an Arkansas Republican who described himself as the National Rifle Association’s “point person in Congress,”... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Why gun violence research has been shut down for 20 yearshas used gunfire-detection technology deployed in many cities to study how ofte
Bangor Daily News / Posted 16 days ago
has used gunfire-detection technology deployed in many cities to study how often guns are fired. “It’s just so political.” Jay Dickey was a Republican congressman from Arkansas who, in the mid-1990s, led the effort to stop the CDC’s gun violence... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Kill Dickey AmendmentAs a member of Congress, Republican Rep. Jay Dickey of Arkansas set a very high
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 16 days ago
As a member of Congress, Republican Rep. Jay Dickey of Arkansas set a very high bar for kowtowing to a narrow interest. In 1996, at the behest of the gun industry and its lobbyists, he attached a rider to a spending bill precluding the Centers for... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
We can’t study gun violence?Article Tools As a member of Congress, Republican Rep. Jay Dickey of Arkansas
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 16 days ago
Article Tools As a member of Congress, Republican Rep. Jay Dickey of Arkansas set a very high bar for kowtowing to a narrow interest. In 1996, at the behest of the gun industry and its lobbyists, he attached a rider to a spending bill precluding the... Read more
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Market Watch
Hospital costs for those with gun injuries approach $100,000 per patient0.7% of the funding for sepsis research. (The 1996 Dickey Amendment, named for
Market Watch / Posted 17 days ago
0.7% of the funding for sepsis research. (The 1996 Dickey Amendment, named for the late Arkansas Republican congressman Jay Dickey, bars the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention from funding gun research.) That research is especially... Read more
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EuroNews
How many civilian guns does a well-regulated militia need?is precise information about guns so hard to obtain? In 1996, the National Rif
EuroNews / Posted 18 days ago
is precise information about guns so hard to obtain? In 1996, the National Rifle Association (NRA) lobbied Congressman Jay Dickey, a Republican from Arkansas) to include budget provisions that prohibited the Centers for Disease Control (CDC)... Read more
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The Columbian
What About Guns?because any finding that guns increase the risk of death would violate the Dick
The Columbian / Posted 30 days ago
because any finding that guns increase the risk of death would violate the Dickey Amendment. Notably, former Congressman Jay Dickey, R-Ark., for whom the amendment is named, has since lamented his role in preventing research. The United States’... Read more

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