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Seattle is a vibrant and complex city, and the Seattle Channel's City Inside/Out with Brian Callanan brings you thoughtful, in-depth reports and discussions about important local issues every week.
Brian Callanan is a 18-year veteran of broadcast journalism -- all in the Pacific Northwest. From 2000-2011, Callanan was a reporter and anchor for Q13 FOX News. Over his career, Callanan has won an Emmy and has earned several other awards from the Society for Professional Journalists and the National Press Photographer's Association. He's the host of the Seattle Channel's award-winning public affairs programs: City Inside/Out and City Inside/Out: Council Edition.
Gun rights activists are up in arms over a new Seattle tax on firearms and ammunition. City leaders say the money will help pay for gun violence research and prevention, but critics say the tax is a violation of the Second Amendment. Does the new tax preempt the state's gun law? What are the public health implications for the city?
On the show:
Tim Burgess, Seattle City Council
Margy Heldring, Founder, Grandmothers Against Gun Violence
Dr. Ali Rowhani, Professor, UW School of Public Health
Sergey Solyanik, Owner, Precise Shooter
Phil Watson, Second Amendment Foundation
Dr. Tim Wheeler, Director, Doctors for Responsible Gun Ownership