Evan Popp

Evan Popp

Evan Popp studied journalism at Ithaca College. He joins Maine Morning Star following three years at Maine Beacon writing about statewide politics. Before that, he worked for the Santa Fe New Mexican newspaper and interned at the Progressive magazine, ThinkProgress and the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press.

Maine grapples with lax gun laws after mass shooting.

Maine legislators vow action to address state’s weak gun laws after Lewiston mass shooting

By: - October 26, 2023

Following a mass shooting in Lewiston on Wednesday night in which 18 people were killed and 13 were wounded, proponents of gun policy reform pointed out that it remains far too easy to obtain a firearm in Maine and called for stricter safety laws. As Mainers grappled with the tragedy, among the worst mass shootings in U.S. […]