On the issue of gun rights, people on either side of the debate have strong feelings. Pamela Bosley takes on gun violence because it was an illegal gun that was used to kill her son on an early April evening in 2006. For Colleen Lawson, a close brush with burglars left her feeling vulnerable. But when she found out that a 1982 ban on handgun ownership in Chicago kept her from purchasing a weapon, she also became a crusader.
Host Richard Steele interviewed both women during the May 31 Barbershop show.
Hear their arguments below.
Video by Juan Labreche.
And listen to the full show here:
Now we'd like to know: what do you think?
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