Last year, state lawmakers voted to create and fund a gun violence research center at UC Davis.
Now it's open, and people on both sides of the gun debate are wondering if science can reduce firearm deaths in America.
When you look at the data, firearm deaths and car crashes take roughly the same number of lives each year.
The difference is, we know who’s most likely to die on the road, and why. For gun violence? Not so much.
“There’s no part of this problem that we understand well enough.”