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Utah Politics podcast: Can Utah ignore new federal gun laws?

Adam Skaggs from Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence is on this week’s podcast

(Ruth Fremson | The New York Times) A display of handguns at Sharp Shooting Indoor Range & Gun Shop in Spokane, Wash. Utah lawmakers are considering whether the state can ignore new federal gun laws.

Utah lawmakers are planning to study whether the state can ignore or refuse to enforce new federal laws to restrict firearms. Several other states are considering similar legislation.

Adam Skaggs from the Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence is our guest this week. He discusses the push to expand gun rights in Republican-led states, Utah’s move to end the requirement for a permit to carry a concealed weapon in public, and how gun violence and mental health intersect.

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