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Springfield Reckons With One Of Its Largest Employers, In Wake Of Parkland Shooting14:18
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In this 2014 file photo, Las Vegas trade show attendees examine handguns and rifles in the Smith & Wesson display booth. The Springfield firearms maker's shares jumped both Monday and Tuesday. (Julie Jacobson/AP)MoreCloseclosemore
In this 2014 file photo, Las Vegas trade show attendees examine handguns and rifles in the Smith & Wesson display booth. The Springfield firearms maker's shares jumped both Monday and Tuesday. (Julie Jacobson/AP)

Springfield is the so-called capital of "Gun Valley" and home to one of the country's longest-standing firearm brands, Smith & Wesson. So how do people who live next door to Smith & Wesson, are employed by Smith & Wesson, or whose friends are employed by Smith & Wesson, feel about the new gun legislation movement?

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Todd Frankel, reporter for The Washington Post. He tweets @tcfrankel.

Right Rev. Douglas Fisher, bishop of Episcopal Diocese of Western Massachusetts, which tweets @episcopalwma.

This segment aired on March 26, 2018.

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