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Ann Givens

Ann Givens is the public safety editor at WNYC/Gothamist. She was previously a staff writer at The Trace, where she covered domestic violence, suicide, and solutions to gun violence.

How We Fix This

He Came Armed With King Cakes

The gun background check system is only as good as the records it contains. How one affable bureaucrat helped Louisiana set the standard for flagging people banned from owning firearms.

He Came Armed With King Cakes