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Should Kids Mask In Schools?/ Regulating Ghost Guns/ Eric Staller's "Bubbleboat"

"First" Day of School
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"First" Day of School

Is it time to rollback school mask mandates? We'll also discuss local and statewide efforts to regulate ghost guns and hear from artist Eric Staller, creator of the Bubbleboat.

TONIGHT: Is it time to rollback school mask mandates?

PLUS: We’ll discuss local and statewide efforts to regulate the manufacture and sale of ghost guns, untraceable firearms that are bought online and assembled in the home.

AND: We’ll hear from artist Eric Staller, creator of the Bubbleboat, a mobile dome of lights that you may have seen cruising around the Bay.

Segment A 
Dr. Jeanne Noble, Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine; Director of COVID-19 Response for the UCSF Parnassus Emergency Department; co-founder of "Children, COVID and the Urgency of Normal” advocacy toolkit and webinar

Segment B
Abené Clayton, reporter with The Guardian’s Guns and Lies in America project
David Pucino, senior staff attorney at Giffords Law Center To Prevent Gun Violence

Segment C
Eric Staller, creator of the Bubbleboat

Hosts: Ethan Elkind and Joseph Pace
Producers: Kendra Klang and Wendy Holcombe


Segment A

Letter and Petition:Post-Omicron Pivot for California Public Schools

The Atlantic opinion piece:The Case Against Masks at School

Advocacy Toolkit and Webinar:Children, COVID, and the Urgency of Normal

Mother Jones: These Doctors Wanted to Get Schools Back to Normal. Their Botched Effort May Backfire.

Segment B

Giffords: California Gun Laws

The Guardian: Ordered online, assembled at home: the deadly toll of California’s ‘ghost guns’

The Guardian: California scrambles to ban ‘ghost guns’ as untraceable weapons’ popularity soars

The Mercury News: Oakland joins growing list of California cities to ban ghost guns

The Oaklandside: 2021 is Oakland’s deadliest year since 2006

The San Francisco Chronicle: Newsom’s push to use Texas abortion law tactics on firearms faces hurdle with ‘ghost guns’