As the Senate begins to consider a ban on assault weapons, we offer a collection of stories about Americans and guns.
First, we hear from educator Joel Myrick, who used his pistol to confront a school shooter.
Then, James Luria, who as a boy of 9 loaded his father’s shotgun and almost shot him.
Also, Derrick Durr, who tries to interrupt gun violence in Chicago.
And, finally, Terry Greene Sterling who has carried a gun for twenty years - for protection.
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