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There Ought to Be a Law
November 17, 2012  
There Ought to Be a Law

When Cathy Crowley’s son buys a shotgun and kills himself, the Lewiston mother tried to get a law passed to limit youth access to firearms.

Cathy Crowley’s 18 year-old son bought a shotgun and that weekend, the Maine youth killed himself. Cathy went to the store to find out how her son could buy a weapon so easily. They said that selling her son a gun was legal, and, if she didn’t like it, she should try and change the law. So, Cathy said she’d do just that. This is her story.


There Ought to be a Law was produced by Anita Clearfield, Shoshana Hoose, and Geoff Leighton



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[There Ought to be a Law originally aired on MPBN Community Films June 21, 2012.]

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