22 min

S3E7 / Gun Violence in America / She's got a gun. IN SICKNESS AND IN HEALTH with Dr. Celine Gounder

    • Science & Medicine

Many Americans hold dear the right to a gun for self defense, and the passage of Stand-Your-Ground laws has expanded the right to use deadly force in self-defense in many states. But what happens when a woman uses SYG to protect herself from intimate partner violence? Guests: Caroline Light, Senior Lecturer of Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality, Harvard University; Callie Adams, former Marine, survivor of intimate partner violence, and cleared of murdering her husband; Mary Anne Franks, Professor of Law at the University of Miami.

Many Americans hold dear the right to a gun for self defense, and the passage of Stand-Your-Ground laws has expanded the right to use deadly force in self-defense in many states. But what happens when a woman uses SYG to protect herself from intimate partner violence? Guests: Caroline Light, Senior Lecturer of Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality, Harvard University; Callie Adams, former Marine, survivor of intimate partner violence, and cleared of murdering her husband; Mary Anne Franks, Professor of Law at the University of Miami.

22 min

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