- 30 Aug 19
America has a gun problem. One state might already have the solution.
For our latest issue, we sat down with former Massachusetts Governor and 1988 Democratic Presidential Nominee Michael Dukakis to talk about gun violence in America.
With a seemingly unending series of horrifying mass shootings, gun violence is currently one of the biggest and most contentious issues in American politics. But according to Governor Dukakis – who made Massachusetts one of the country’s safest states during his record three-term tenure – a straightforward combination of strict laws and effective enforcement might just be the answer.
"Frankly I think the guy in the White House bears as much responsibility as anybody for this," he says. "His rhetoric, his attitude, this notion that we're being invaded by hordes of immigrants and stuff: all of that contributes to this. No question about it."
From the infamous Second Amendment to the 2020 Elections, we break down the past, present, and future of gun legislation in the United States.
For the full article, grab your copy of our latest issue online or in all good stores.