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Cracking Down on Ghost Guns

Biden wants to regulate homemade weapons. Will it make a difference?


Episode Notes

The Biden administration recently announced a new policy aimed at cracking down on ghost guns—homemade weapons without serial numbers, making them harder to trace. But with gun violence on the rise, will this particular move make a meaningful difference?

Guest: David Chipman, senior policy adviser at Giffords, a gun violence prevention organization.

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Podcast production by Mary Wilson, Elena Schwartz, Carmel Delshad, Anna Rubanova, and Laura Spencer.


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