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Renewed calls for gun control: article and video

After writing a story that’s appearing today – about how mass shootings in Aurora, Colo., and Oak Creek, Wisc., have led to renewed calls from California lawmakers for more stringent gun-control measures – I was on KQED Channel 9’s “This Week in Northern California” on Friday to discuss the same topic:

Josh Richman

Josh Richman covers state and national politics for the Bay Area News Group. A New York City native, he earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Missouri and reported for the Express-Times of Easton, Pa. for five years before coming to the Oakland Tribune and ANG Newspapers in 1997. He is a frequent guest on KQED Channel 9’s “This Week in Northern California;” a proud father; an Eagle Scout; a somewhat skilled player of low-stakes poker; a rather good cook; a firm believer in the use of semicolons; and an unabashed political junkie who will never, EVER seek elected office.