Debate over gun free zones on Southern California Public Radio

28 Apr , 2014  

The audio of the discussion on KPCC is available here.

Where should people be allowed to bring their guns? What will the impact of looser regulations be at the state and national level? How would a program that allows nationwide concealed weapons work? What are the potential risks and benefits? What’s next for gun law in the U.S.?

Guests:

John Lott, author of “More Guns, Less Crime: Understanding Crime and Gun Control Laws” (University of Chicago Press, Third Edition, 2010. He is the founder and president of the Crime Prevention Research Center, a research and education organization dedicated to studying the relationship between laws regulating the ownership or use of guns, crime, and public safety

Adam Winkler, law professor at UCLA and author of “Gun Fight: The Battle Over the Right to Bear Arms in America” (W. W. Norton & Company, 2011)

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  1. […] Many gun-control advocates have long dismissed the notion that guns can deter these killers.  In April, UCLA Professor Adam Winkler noted: “many shooters don’t really care whether it is a gun-free zone or not, they are just there to kill ….” […]

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