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Gun Ownership

172: How the Gun Industry Radicalized America

Former gun industry insider Ryan Busse explains what made him leave the gun industry, the ways in which the gun lobby slowly changed the way gun manufacturers did business, the rise of dangerous rhetoric, and the increasing role fear played in decision making (and gun sales).

171: How Racial Resentment May Be Repressing Gun Violence Prevention Policy

Dr. Jonathan M. Metzl discusses why some white voters may support things that go against their best interests, or sometimes even harm them, like gun violence prevention policies.

Gun Ownership

170: The Social Lives of Firearms: How Guns Are Made — And What They Mean

Anthropologist Brandon Hunter-Pazzara discusses how guns can have "social lives"— how they can be transformed into a multitude of identities and uses, and how understanding that transformation (and it's many contexts) can better help us fight back against gun violence.

Emerging Dangers

169: The Dangerous Intersection of White Women, White Nationalism, and Gun Violence

What role do white women play in white nationalist groups? What prompts people to join hate groups, to perpetuate hateful rhetoric, and to commit violence? Journalist and author Seyward Darby breaks it all down, as well as what we all can do to combat hate-based violence.

Emerging Dangers

168: Rising Anti-Semitic Gun Violence, Its Causes and Effects, and Where We Go From Here

To discuss what happened in Colleyville, how anti-Jewish prejudice has become mixed with gun violence, hate crimes, and how we can all push back against this violence, we're joined by Shira Goodman, Director of Campaigns and Outreach at the Anti-Defamation League.

Emerging Dangers

167: QAnon — The Violence, the Guns, and the Threat Posed by This Popular Conspiracy Theory

Journalist and expert Mike Rothschild joins to break down how QAnon garnered such popularity, why believers are so hard to dissuade, and why you should still be concerned about this often violent movement that may even be taking hold in your local community.

166: One Year After an Insurrection — Trauma and Truth with Rep. Jamie Raskin

Rep. Jamie Raskin discusses the root causes of January 6, the national sickness it continues to feed, the test our democracy sweated through -- and how one father's love for his son stood quietly at the center of it all.

165: The Origins and Implications of the Insurrection

To discuss what truly led to the insurrection, what the 1/6 attack meant, and where America stands today, Brady President Kris Brown is joined by Jenna Ben-Yehuda of the Truman Center and Truman Project, and Shira Goodman of the Anti-Defamation League.

164: How To Turn Outrage Over Gun Violence Into Action

Senator Chris Murphy and Team Enough Executive Council member Simone Paradis discuss their activism in the wake of Sandy Hook, how to fight the filibuster, and how gun violence prevention is too important to give up on.

Gun Ownership

163: Responding to the Oxford High School Shooting with Prosecutors Against Gun Violence

To discuss what responsibility parents and guardians take on when they bring a firearm into the home, and what we all can do to help make our communities safer, Brady is joined by DA Darcel Clark, co-chair of Prosecutors Against Gun Violence.

Types of Gun Violence

162: How Military Members -- and Communities -- Can Help Prevent Firearm Suicide

Every day in the US, about 17 veterans die by suicide, and 12 of those veterans die from a self-inflicted firearm injury. Dr. Carla Stumpf Patton of TAPS joins to discuss how to better understand this loss, how to help the bereaved with their grief, and to prevent other suicides

Types of Gun Violence

161: Two Parents Share How Safe Firearm Storage Could Have Saved Their Son's Life

Mike and Kristin Song were catapulted into gun violence activism after their son, Ethan, was killed by an unsecured firearm while visiting a friend. They join Brady to discuss Ethan's life, the importance of safe storage, and how legislation like Ethan's Law can save lives.