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Alain Stephens

Alain Stephens is The Trace's West Coast Correspondent. A military veteran and gun owner, Alain did tours at inewssource and the Texas Standard, where his investigations led to important public safety, civil rights, and criminal justice reforms.

Community Violence

Ghost Guns Are Everywhere in California

Feds say nearly a third of firearms recovered in the state are homemade, unserialized, and untraceable.

Ghost Guns Are Everywhere in California