As elected officials, candidates and media figures use the horrific mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton to score political points and further polarize our country, Larry O’Connor at Examining Politics speaks with National Review’s Charles CW Cooke about renewed calls for a ban on so-called “assault weapons” and how those political arguments may very well exacerbate the underlying issues that contribute to these mass shootings. O’Connor also speaks with Sheriff Chuck Jenkins of Frederick County Maryland, a stone’s through from the nation’s capital, for a law enforcement perspective on these tragedies.
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