Ready for guns everywhere? At least in Ohio, our NRA-lovin’ legislators are, if even nobody — and I mean NOBODY — else is. On this week’s podcast, we’re joined by three gun violence survivors from Protect Minnesota who share their stories of living in the age of easily obtainable weapons. Protect Minnesota’s website
What happens when a congressman with an A+ rating from the NRA is shot in broad daylight? Our guess: Not much. The Brady Campaign’s Shannon Van Esley joins the co-hosts to break it down. PLUS: Enjoy this episode’s “Serial”-style intro!
This week, we talk with Dr. Kyle Fischer, an emergency room doctor in Price George’s County, Maryland, about treating patients who have been shot — and how to end the cycle of violence. National Network of Hospital-Based Violence Intervention Programs Best practices information can be found in the Resources tab on their website.
We can’t get enough GAG. This week, we talk to Kevin Gotkin, NYU researcher and the force behind GAG U, an online tool for gun violence research. Go ahead, ask ’em anything you want about gun policy, laws, stats. They’re all over it. Music: http://freemusicarchive.org/search/?quicksearch=suo+gan
Attorney Natalie James talks to the gang about how to stay safe during public demonstrations — and what to do if you end up in the clink.
Here’s a problem more and more of us will — unfortunately — have to confront at some point in our lives: How do you talk to a survivor of gun violence? Everytown For Gun Safety survivor engagement lead Charleen Hoveter, whose sister Diane was shot and killed nearly 31 years ago, tells us how —… Read more »
This summer, drag queen and gun violence prevention advocate Moxie Cotton will bring her charisma, uniqueness, nerve and talent to help middle school kids explore gun violence through filmmaking. Where do we sign up?
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.
Episode Two: Danielle’s Story
Meet my friend Danielle. She lost a brother to gun violence eleven years ago. A mother, too. What did her lawmakers do? Not a thing.
Episode One: Who Am I?
I return to gun-slingin’, right-wingin’, bitter-clingin’ Ohio, with my innocent little Yankee kids and husband, who have never seen a gun store in their lives…especially not one like GUN ENVY!