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Types of Gun Violence

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.

Laws and Loopholes

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.

Laws and Loopholes

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.

Laws and Loopholes

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.

Effects of Gun Violence

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.

Laws and Loopholes

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.

Types of Gun Violence

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.

Gun Ownership

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.

Effects of Gun Violence

128: the Time is Now: the State of the Union

A variety of survivors and members from the Time Is Now Coalition gathered together to hold their own State of the Union address on the national mall in Washington DC, calling out to elected officials to pass gun control legislation in the U.S. Senate.

Effects of Gun Violence

127: Talking to Kids About Mass Shootings

Brady is joined Nancy Kislin, LCSW, MFT, to answer listener questions on how to talk to young people about mass shootings and gun violence.

Gun Ownership

126: The Rise of the American Mass Shooter

How have Americans become accustomed to mass shootings? Veteran journalist Seamus McGraw joins Brady to discuss his book, From a Taller Tower: The Rise of the American Mass Shooter, and how it tackles the myths surrounding mass shootings.

Types of Gun Violence

125: What it Means When Children are Under Fire

In Children Under Fire: An American Crisis, John Woodrow Cox lays out the myths surrounding gun violence in the United States as it pertains to children, from lockdowns to suicide, underscoring each point with the conceit that children are not “naturally resilient.”