California has some of the strictest gun laws in the country. Do they make a difference?
Published: Wednesday, January 25, 2023 - 2:24pm
Updated: Thursday, January 26, 2023 - 7:43am
California is reeling from two mass shootings in less than 48 hours.
On Saturday night, a gunman killed 11 people at a dance hall near Los Angeles. On Monday, another killed seven at a mushroom farm outside of San Francisco.
California has some of the strictest gun laws in the country, but when it borders states like Arizona with much more lax restrictions, do they really make a difference?
Jennifer Carlson, an associate professor at the University of Arizona who studies gun politics and violence, joined The Show to discuss the efficacy of gun policy in states like California and Arizona.