Caroline Light Interviewed by The Trace

March 26, 2020
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WGS professor Caroline Light spoke with The Trace about the recent increase in gun sales during the COVID-19 outbreak. “[T]his epidemic, to me, seems like the perfect storm for convincing a whole variety of different consumers, who may or may not have been gun consumers in the past, to look at guns as a way to make themselves feel more secure,” says Light. Read the full article here.

Professor Light is the author of Stand Your Ground: A History of America’s Love Affair with Lethal Self-Defense (Beacon Press, 2017). 

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