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Connections: Could We Confiscate Guns?

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What does gun confiscation look like? In the wake of another mass shooting, the president (and many others) have invoked Australia's success in reducing gun violence. But Australia passed a confiscation plan -- not all guns, but most of the highest-powered. What would it look like if the United States tried something similar? Is there the political will? Do the pro-gun-control groups even want that? We'll also explore why the frequent refrain to stop future shootings through mental health screenings is essentially impossible. Our guests:

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Evan Dawson is the host of "Connections with Evan Dawson." He joined WXXI in January 2014 after working at 13WHAM-TV, where he served as morning news anchor. He was hired as a reporter for 13WHAM-TV in 2003 before being promoted to anchor in 2007.
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