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Teens against Gun Violence (2019)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2019-07-12

Duration: 00:06:40

Subjects: Gun Control | Violent crimes | Firearms and crime


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Williams, Natasha Producer
  • Crews, Keith Editor
  • Canty, Elliott Interviewee


This segment from the July 12, 2019, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Natasha Williams’ interview with Elliott Canty of New Orleans, the co-director of March for Our Lives Louisiana. He discusses: his work in campaigning against gun violence; the group’s plans to lobby the Louisiana Legislature to allow New Orleans to enact its own gun laws; his upcoming trip to Washington, D.C. as a Giffords Courage Fellowship Honoree; and the group’s hopes to encourage voter turnout for candidates who will support new gun control legislation. Host: Andre Moreau