David Meyer

“It’s possible that more people are carrying guns routinely, partly a response to an increasingly tense and volatile political environment and relaxed laws in some states around both open and concealed carry,” said David S. Meyer, a sociology professor who specializes in gun policy and violence at UC Irvine. “If some of those carrying haven’t done so habitually in the past, some of them are going to be careless or stupid about what happens when you bring a gun to an airport.”

For the full story, please visit https://www.ocregister.com/2023/02/02/more-than-6500-guns-seized-at-u-s-airports-in-2022-including-142-locally/.

connect with us


© UC Irvine School of Social Sciences - 3151 Social Sciences Plaza, Irvine, CA 92697-5100 - 949.824.2766