" ... It is the reason one part of the proposal he has put forth is to provide funding to the Centers for Disease Control to study the problem. ... "
The CDC did it's study years ago.
I neverheard how much the study cost to run, but the finding was published for all to see.
They said, "Guns in the hands of Americans is a major cause of death in America."
Since the finding was published by the Center for DISEASE Control, it stands to reason that 'guns in the hands of Americans' is considered a 'disease' by that organization.
It's so reassuring to know that Obama has turned to them for advice.