David Studdert on Handgun Sales

Premiere DateMay 8, 2017
Categories Culture Politics Talk
00:00 Intro
00:55 David Studdert
02:00 Using California for Context
04:51 Emotion of Gun Ownership
09:44 Do Guns Make Us Safer?
11:39 Would Evidence Against Safety Change Minds?
14:15 Outro
14:52 Nothingness and No Regrets Mew
19:21 Finish

David Studdert joins the show to discuss his recent study of handgun sale increases following major mass shootings, the difficulty of firearm research, and the politicization of gun ownership in the United States.

David Studdert is a professor of law and medicine at Stanford University. He is the lead author of “Handgun Acquisitions in California After Two Mass Shootings,” published last week in the Annals of Internal Medicine.

Joe Virgillito is a staff writer and podcast producer at BTRtoday He is a graduate of Quinnipiac University with a degree in journalism. In his spare time, he enjoys reading and wandering around aimlessly, as…