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Roughly Speaking podcast: Do guns make us safe? Not in Baltimore, and hardly anywhere. (episode 279)

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  • 2:13: Approaching 200 homicides in 2017 already, Baltimore remains one of the most violent cities per capita in the country. One of those pushing the mayor and police commissioner to do more — or at least explain what they’re doing to reduce violent crime — is City Councilman Brandon Scott, chair of the council’s public safety committee.  ➤Jump to this segment
  • 25:22: Do guns make us safe? A new Stanford University study throws big doubt on a classic argument of the National Rifle Association: That states with right-to-carry laws are safer and have less crime. The Stanford study of data from 1977 to 2014 found just the opposite. The lead author of that study, Stanford law professor John Donohue, joins us, along with Firmin DeBrabander, MICA professor and the author of "Do Guns Make Us Free?"  ➤Jump to this segment


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