California Doesn’t Have Money to Fix Roads, But Drops Millions on Gun Violence Research

California Doesn’t Have Money to Fix Roads, But Drops Millions on Gun Violence Researchtownhall.com ^ | 7/15/2017 | California Doesn’t Have Money to Fix Roads, But Drops Millions on Gun Violence Research Posted on 7/16/2017, 9:50:07 AM by rktmanThis year California legislators passed the largest gas tax increase in decades, a move which will hit the middle class the hardest. When middle class taxpayers got upset, Gov. Brown hit back, calling them …………….………”freeloaders” and invoking the “everyone has to pitch in for society!” talking points.Maybe they’d have more money if they weren’t spending it on things people don’t rely on the government to provide.One thing legislators have found the money for is anti-gun research. They call it “gun violence research,” but make no mistake, there is only one acceptable outcome for the research.

During the 2016 legislative session lawmakers approved a bill creating the “University of California Firearms Violence Research Center,” allotting $5 million over five years to establish the center and fund operations.Five million dollars is a drop in the bucket compared to the billions California needs to improve roads, crumbling bridges, and deteriorating dams, but, as they keep reminding residents of the drought-stricken state, drops add up.

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Source: California Doesn’t Have Money to Fix Roads, But Drops Millions on Gun Violence Research

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