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Have Mass Shootings Led To More Gun Control?

Supporters of gun control gather on Pennsylvania Avenue in front of the White House in Washington on Friday, during a vigil for the victims of the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Ct., and to call on President Obama to pass strong gun control laws. (Charles Dharapak/AP)
Supporters of gun control gather on Pennsylvania Avenue in front of the White House in Washington on Friday, during a vigil for the victims of the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Ct., and to call on President Obama to pass strong gun control laws. (Charles Dharapak/AP)

After the mass shootings in Aurora, Colo., and Newtown, Conn., many family members of victims made an emotional pleas for stricter gun control measures. Has anything changed since then? Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson talks with professor Robert Spitzer of SUNY Cortland about the state of gun control in America today.

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