PITTSBURGH (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA) – President Obama has addressed the nation declaring his new proposals for tighter gun regulations.
He believes that this will help decrease violence in the country. But is there evidence to prove that fewer guns would decrease crime?READ MORE: Doctors Encourage Pittsburghers To Follow CDC Guidelines During Event-Filled Weekend
Gun rights expert and former chief economist at the United States Sentencing Commission, John R. Lott, Jr. spoke with KDKA Radio’s Mike Pintek about his opposing view.READ MORE: North Allegheny High School Graduate A Semifinalist In 2021 Breakthrough Junior Challenge
He is the author of the expanded third edition of “More Guns, Less Crime,” which explains his thoughts about why removing guns isn’t the only solution.MORE NEWS: After Pa. Liquor Stores Introduce 2-Bottle Limit On Some Alcohol, Bar Owners Hope To Keep Shelves Full
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