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The surprising history of gun laws in America

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Despite recent mass shootings in Buffalo, Uvalde, and Tulsa, Americans are pessimistic that new gun safety laws will pass Congress because of partisan polarization. But even in the mythical gun-loving wild west, sheriffs wouldn’t allow guns into town. David Yamane, a gun-owning sociologist, discusses with Reality Check’s John Avlon the disconnect between gun mythology in America and its gun culture today.

Despite recent mass shootings in Buffalo, Uvalde, and Tulsa, Americans are pessimistic that new gun safety laws will pass Congress because of partisan polarization. But even in the mythical gun-loving wild west, sheriffs wouldn’t allow guns into town. David Yamane, a gun-owning sociologist, discusses with Reality Check’s John Avlon the disconnect between gun mythology in America and its gun culture today.

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