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Saturday, April 13 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
The Second Amendment: A Discussion of Guns In America - Conversation 1053 - REQUIRES TICKET

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The issue of gun control and ownership in America is incredibly complicated; no one perspective can properly sum it up. Jennifer Carlson, Roxane Dunbar-Ortiz, Alex Kotlowitz and Igor Volsky discuss all the shades of gray that make up this complex, timely topic.

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Kurtis Lee

Kurtis Lee is a national correspondent for the Los Angeles Times, who frequently reports on the nation's debate over guns, the evolution of marijuana legalization and how Trump administration policies are affecting states. He's filed reports from the unrest in Ferguson, Mo., chronicled... Read More →

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Jennifer Carlson

Jennifer Carlson is an Assistant Professor of Sociology and Government & Public Policy at the University of Arizona. Her research examines American gun culture, policing and public law enforcement, and conservative politics. She is the author of the book "Citizen-Protectors: The Everyday... Read More →
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Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz

Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz is a historian, author, memoirist, and speaker who researches Western Hemisphere history and international human rights. Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz grew up in rural Oklahoma, the daughter of a tenant farmer and part-Indian mother. She has been active in the international... Read More →
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Alex Kotlowitz

Alex Kotlowitz is the author of the national bestseller "There Are No Children Here," which the New York Public Library selected as one of the 150 most important books of the twentieth century. His second book, "The Other Side of the River," was awarded the Heartland Prize for Non-Fiction... Read More →
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Igor Volsky

Igor Volsky is the co-founder and executive director of Guns Down America, an organization dedicated to building a future with fewer guns. He made headlines in 2015 for shaming lawmakers who took money from the NRA and sent "thoughts and prayers" after mass shootings. A lively interlocutor, he has appeared on MSNBC, CNN, Fox News, CNBC television, and many radio shows. The author of "Guns Down: How to Defeat the NRA and Build a Safer Future with Fewer Guns," he lives in Washington, DC... Read More →


Saturday April 13, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Ronald Tutor Campus Center, Signing Area 3

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