Closer Look: ‘Campus Carry’; Vox Investigates; And More

Students arrive a public forum on the University of Texas campus as a special committee studies how to implement a new law allowing students with concealed weapons permits to carry firearms into class and other campus buildings, Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015, in Austin, Texas. The law takes effect in August 2016. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
Credit Eric Gay / WABE
Add to My List In My List

Friday on “Closer Look with Rose Scott and Jim Burress”:

  • 0:00: Rose Scott and Jim Burress give a news brief and talk to Rep. Keisha Waites about Gov. Nathan Deal’s signing of legislation allowing people with permits to carry concealed handguns on Georgia’s public college campuses;
  • 9:50: Philip Smith, president of the National African American Gun Association, Ken Baye, co-owner of Stoddards Gun Range, and Daphne Jordan, president of the South Atlanta chapter of Well Armed Women, join “Closer Look” for a roundtable discussion with area gun owners about the new “campus carry” law and the debate over gun regulations;
  • 28:55: Continuing “Closer Look’s” series on affordable housing, Atlanta resident Laura Wright talks about how she was forced to move out of her apartment near the BeltLine after her rent doubled;
  • 36:30: Vox students Maya Martin and Christian Stalworth, and Vox Investigates program head Rachel Alterman Wallack discuss the program’s latest issue looking at mental health among teens.

Like us on Facebook