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California has some of the strictest gun laws in the country. Do they make a difference?

California is reeling from two mass shootings in less than 48 hours.

On Saturday night, a gunman killed 11 people at a dance hall near Los Angeles. On Monday, another killed seven at a mushroom farm outside of San Francisco.

California has some of the strictest gun laws in the country, but when it borders states like Arizona with much more lax restrictions, do they really make a difference?

Jennifer Carlson, an associate professor at the University of Arizona who studies gun politics and violence, joined The Show to discuss the efficacy of gun policy in states like California and Arizona.

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Lauren Gilger, host of KJZZ's The Show, is an award-winning journalist whose work has impacted communities large and small, exposing injustices and giving a voice to the voiceless and marginalized.