What are the pieces that play into America’s obsession with guns?

Digital Originals

While the mass shootings in Buffalo and Uvalde, Texas have rocked the U.S., many are concerned about America’s ongoing obsession with guns. Professor Benjamin Dowd-Arrow, who studied public health and guns, discusses America’s gun obsessions and what feeds into them.

He explains what factors over the decades have influenced the view of guns, how laws and legislation have changed over the decades, how lobbying groups influence policies and the discussions around firearms, and what Americans want to see in gun reform.