Matthew Lacombe

Assistant Professor of Political Science at Barnard College
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Research focus: National Rifle Association, gun politics, interest groups, the politics of billionaires

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  • The recent success of many gun rights activists, like the National Rifle Association, can be explained by the number of states over the last decade that have at some point been Republican trifectas of governance. In other states, we’ve also seen expanded gun regulation and those are often places where Democrats hold power. The sort of the gridlock we associate with national politics is less present so movement is more possible in either direction,

    16 April 2021
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