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The politics of America's guns

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Polls suggest Americans support stricter gun control laws, but gun legislation doesn't tend to move forward in Washington D.C. Why is that? A roundtable of experts sat down with MPR News' Kerri Miller to try and answer that question. 


Robert Spitzer — Chair of the Political Science Department at SUNY-Cortland and author of "Guns Across America: Reconciling Gun Rules And Rights"

Brian Levin — Director for the Study of Hate and Extremism at California State University, San Bernardino

Adam Winkler — Law Professor at UCLA and author of "Gunfight: The Battle over the Right to Bear Arms in America" 

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