Effects of Gun Violence

160: Why It's Okay Not to Be Okay After Loss

Survivors of gun violence are often left having to manage a double burden -- not just their loss, but people's reaction to that loss. To learn how to better support the survivors in our lives, as well as how to deal with our own grief, we're joined by grief expert Megan Devine.

159: When Your Grief After a Shooting Is Public

Grief is complex, and personal -- but sadly for many who have lost loved ones to gun violence, their loss is made public. How do you deal with grief when your loss is national news? When the reason you are in mourning is trending on twitter?

Effects of Gun Violence

158: There Is No Such Thing As Grieving Wrong After Losing a Loved One to Gun Violence

100 people a day die from gun violence in the US. They leave behind hundreds of family, friends, and community members, who then must struggle to manage grief and mourning. To discuss how to do that, Brady is joined by J. Nicole Jones, the Grief Bully.

Gun Ownership

157: "Service Never Stops" — Veterans Preventing Gun Suicide

America’s deadliest shootings are the ones we rarely talk about: Over half of all gun deaths are suicides. This crisis has an outsized impact on the veteran community, with 63 veterans dying by suicide each day.

Laws and Loopholes

156: Going Inside the Downfall of the NRA with Tim Mak, Author of "Misfire

Private planes. Thousand dollar suits. Yachts. Russian spies. And a lie — that the solution to gun violence was just "a good guy with a gun." How did the NRA become what it is today — and why is Wayne LaPierre so important to that transformation?

Types of Gun Violence

155: Coach Steve Kerr on How We Can All Fight to Prevent Gun Violence

Coach Steve Kerr of the Golden State Warriors discusses survivorship, how he came to be publicly involved in gun violence prevention efforts, why generation Z may save us all, and how we can all better fight for gun violence prevention.

Types of Gun Violence

154: Blood in the Water: Gun Violence, Policing, Media Representations, and Truth

Policies can either prevent gun violence and reduce racial inequities— or exacerbate both—that is why we must reckon with racism’s role in gun violence as we craft solutions today. Join us to discuss how things have gone amiss in the past, and how we can do better in the future.

Effects of Gun Violence

153: Uplifting Survivors and Victims, Not Perpetrators

No Notoriety, Team Enough, and Brady on why you should pay attention to survivors and victims, not perpetrators, following a shooting.

Types of Gun Violence

152: The More We Share, the More We Know: Domestic Violence and Firearms

In our second special birthday episode, host JJ is joined by Joan Peterson, a longtime Brady chapter member, leader, and gun violence prevention and domestic violence activist , to detail why domestic violence cannot be left invisible.

151: There Are No "Alternative Facts"

In this special birthday episode, Legal Counsel and Director of Programs Joshua Scharff details why he thinks so-called "gun truthers" — hoaxers —are deeply troubling, while reviewing a past episode with Fred Guttenberg and Andy Parker.

150: The Importance of Conversation (and Pizza)

Hosts Kelly and JJ are joined by hosts of podcast Tactical American Conversations, Remmington Campbell and Chase Williams. Together, we break down common missteps and misconceptions in conversation, as well as how to better communicate with one another.

Types of Gun Violence

149: Showing Up for Wendi Winters

Journalist Wendi Winters was killed in the Capital Gazette shooting, one of the deadliest attacks on journalists in American history. We sat down with Summerleigh, Wendi's youngest daughter, to talk about her mom and why gun violence is just so unfair.