What, WHAT must Europeans think of us and our seeming adoration of big, manly guns that routinely kill schoolchildren, police officers, dentists, athletes, and furniture movers? Anthropologist Joe Anderson traveled here all the way from Scotland to get a closer look at that not-at-all-rare specimen: the American gun owner. His findings may surprise you.
ASTOUND YOUR FRIENDS! Ask them, Can you buy a gun in America without a background check, (even if, say, you went to jail for murder)? The answer (they probably won’t know) is YES! And it happens in about 40% of all gun sales each year. Kim Parker Russell, herself a victim of gun violence, ‘splains how our… Read more »
Have you been dreaming about a gun store/indoor shooting range/Chuck-E-Cheese style family entertainment facility in your back yard? Neither has Chance Parker, of Ramsey (N.J.) United. Hear what they’re doing to stop it. Plus…the usual roundup of gun violence news, from across the country.
This week’s treat: Ladd Everitt from One Pulse America, the social media group formed by George Takei in the wake of the Orlando shooting of a gay nightclub, joins me, Mme Defarge, and Dwight from GAG NJ to talk about this week’s gun violence. PLUS: A new quiz show tests our panelists’ knowledge, wit, and mouth buzzer… Read more »
This week our guest Marti Priest joins us today to talk about the new law that will force public colleges and universities in Kansas to allow just about anyone — no training required — to walk around campus carrying concealed, loaded weapons. Plus, #jesuisBowling Green, keeping our heads up in the current climate, and MORE!