URGENT: Tell the Senate to Confirm David Chipman to Lead the ATF
The ATF needs strong leadership to enforce our nation's gun laws and regulate the gun industry
140: the Second Amendment in an Unequal America
Historian and author Dr. Carol Anderson explores how the Second Amendment was designed and constructed, how it has been used, and what narratives about it continue into today.
139: How the Filibuster is Killing Us
The filibuster has a complex history and an even more complicated present, having become an instrument of partisan gridlock which allows a minority of the Senate's members to halt the chamber's progress -- inaction which often has major implications for gun violence prevention.
138: The Reality of Rebuilding: Part 2
Patience Murray survived the Pulse nightclub shooting, and in the years that followed she published a book, hosted a podcast, was in an Emmy- nominated documentary series, and more. Yet, she was still in pain. In this episode, she explains what finally brought her relief.
137: The Reality of Rebuilding: Part 1
Patience Murray's life changed when, during a girls night out with friends Tiara Parker and Akyra Murray at Pulse Nightclub, a gunman attacked. In the years that have followed, Patience has shared her complicated journey of healing with the world via her many creative endeavors.
136: Unpacking the Violence Project
How can we better prevent mass shootings? What can the history of mass shootings in the US tell us? To discuss how, Brady is joined by Dr. Jillian Peterson and Dr. James Densley of "the Violence Project," whose research details better interventions against gun violence.
135: How the NRA Turned Gun Owners into a Political Force
We're joined by Dr. Matthew Lacombe, author of the book Firepower: How the NRA Turned Gun Owners into a Political Force, to discuss how the NRA has carefully and purposefully created a distinct identity around gun ownership and made its followers a potent political force.
134: How the Private Sale Loophole Harms
When their daughter Darien was murdered, her parents Wayne and Judi Richardson were horrified when they found out that the gun could not be traced to the shooter due to a loophole in the law known as the private sale loophole.
133: Why an AR-15 Isn't a Swiss Army Knife
A U.S. District Judge has overturned California’s over 30 year ban on assault weapons. To explain what this decision means, what happens next, and yes, how an AR-15 is not like a swiss army knife, Brady is joined by Fred Guttenberg and Timothy "TJ" Ryan.
132: A Matter of No Notoriety
Brady is joined by the “No Notoriety” campaign and organization, which is devoted to shifting attention from shooters to victims and survivors, and how individuals and news organizations can “minimize harm” while reporting on mass shootings.
131: Why -- and How -- Are Lawbreaking Gun Dealers Being Protected?
We discuss the findings of 30,000 pages ATF inspection reports, which were provided by Brady and secured via FOIA requests and litigation — namely how dealers with repeated violations have been allowed to remain in business without reform.
130: What We Don't Know About Domestic Violence (and Guns) is Deadly
56% of women murdered by an intimate partner from 2010 to 2019 were killed with a firearm. To discuss what we don't know about domestic violence and the role guns play in continuing to make individuals vulnerable, Brady is joined by authors Kate Ranta and Rachel Louise Snyder.
129: Some Conversations About Gun Ownership We Need to Have
Brady is joined by a firearms instructor and gun safety advocate to examine how we can all better conceptualize and discuss gun safety and gun ownership.