Ryan Katz

print and radio journalist

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Ryan Katz is a print and radio journalist based in Austin, Texas. You can find his work at APM Reports, ProPublica, Esquire and the Daily Beast

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Social science researchers have found that support for gun rights is strongest among whites who are racially prejudiced.

Second Amendment, guns, and race

Social science researchers have found that support for gun rights is strongest among whites who are racially prejudiced.

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