The Local & National Politics Of Gun Control

The Local & National Politics Of Gun Control

Kojo explores the political dynamics of the gun debate, with a focus on Virginia -- which is still reeling from the Virginia Tech shooting that took place six years ago this week.

The U.S. Senate on Wednesday rejected several gun measures crafted in the wake of last year's school shootings in Newtown, Conn. The defeat of the legislation reflects the complicated politics of gun control at both the federal and local levels. Kojo explores the political dynamics of the debate, with a focus on Virginia -- which is still reeling from the Virginia Tech shooting that took place six years ago this week.

Guests

Quentin Kidd

Associate Professor of Political Science and Chair of the Department of Government, Christopher Newport University

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