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posted 04/04/2022
But piecemeal and limited data on guns still poses real reporting challenges.
posted 12/08/2020
This year saw upticks in California gun sales around the time of the stay-at-home order and when demonstrations in support of Black Lives Matter swept the country.
posted 03/05/2020
There are some states that do not require people with domestic violence convictions to surrender their firearms or prohibit them from possessing a gun. California does.
posted 03/02/2019

It has been five years since the 2014 Isla Vista shooting and the subsequent passage of California’s Gun Violence Restraining Orders bill. But since then, gun restraining orders have been reportedly underused. Why?

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Silver Reel Award for Best National Documentary - First, Do No Harm - awarded by National Federation of Community Broadcasters

Monica Lopez's Blog

But piecemeal and limited data on guns still poses real reporting challenges. more »
posted 04/04/22
This year saw upticks in California gun sales around the time of the stay-at-home order and when... more »
posted 12/08/20
There are some states that do not require people with domestic violence convictions to surrender... more »
posted 03/05/20

Monica Lopez's Work

This program was produced by Monica Lopez as part of a project of the USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism Data Fellowship 
This story was produced as a project for the 2019 California Fellowship.