Sep 11, 2019

Reaching out to women to curb gun violence

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U.S. firms in China are feeling a bit squeezed these days. Operation Lipstick reaches out to women to curb illegal gun transfers. Dentists aren't all smiles about the "tele-dental" industry.

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Pennsylvania tries a new initiative to curb illegal gun purchases

Sep 11, 2019
Operation LIPSTICK (Ladies Involved in Putting a Stop to Inner-City Killing), reaches out to women and teenage girls to warn them about the risks of making straw purchases — up to ten years in prison under federal law.
Dorothy Johnson-Speight holds a picture of her son, Khaaliq. He was fatally shot in Philadelphia in 2001 by a neighbor who was a convicted felon and should not have been able to own a gun.
Miles Bryan for Marketplace

Music from the episode

Her Hollow Ways Danger Mouse, Daniele Luppi

The team

Nicole Childers Executive Producer
Victoria Craig Producer, BBC
Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Candace Manriquez Wrenn Producer/Editor
Brian Allison Engineer
Alex Schroeder Digital producer
Meredith Garretson Producer
Rose Conlon Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer/Director

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