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Why Are Some People Afraid of Guns, While Others Feel Safer When They’re Around?

As the Texas Legislature takes on open carry and campus carry bills, psychologist Michael Winters joins us to contemplate what goes on in our minds when we enter a room, and we know someone there has a gun — and why some among us feel safer, while others feel threatened. We also discuss what’s happening psychologically when […]

As the Texas Legislature takes on open carry and campus carry bills, psychologist Michael Winters
joins us to contemplate what goes on in our minds when we enter a room, and we know someone there has a gun — and why some among us feel safer, while others feel threatened.

We also discuss what’s happening psychologically when we’re the ones carrying the weapon.

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