California gun laws: What works in reducing mass shootings?

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On March 24, 2018 nationwide, hundreds of thousands of students and others marched to demand common sense gun control in the wake of deadly school shootings in the US. Photo credit: Mobilus In Mobili/CC BY-SA 2.0, via Flickr

California has some of the strictest gun laws in the country, requiring background checks for both guns and ammunition. It was also one of the first states to pass a so-called red-flag law, which is gaining traction in Washington D.C. after this weekend’s mass shootings. 



  • Adam Winkler - professor of law at UCLA, and author of "Gunfight: The Battle over the Right to Bear Arms in America" - @adamwinkler