148: The NRA and the Price of Freedom
Activist Fred Guttenberg and director Judd Ehrlich of Flatbush Pictures join Brady to discuss Judd's newest film, the Price of Freedom, which explores the role the NRA and the gun lobby has had in America’s gun violence epidemic.
147: Honoring Coach Beigel with Action -- and Summer Camp
Scott Beigel left a lasting legacy with the thousands of children he impacted as a beloved teacher, cross country coach, and camp counselor, one who always "made school fun." After his murder in the 2018 Parkland shooting, Scott's family has continued to honor him with action.
146: On Survivors Surviving
Robert Godwin Sr. was walking home on Easter Sunday when he was murdered by a stranger, who livestreamed the shooting on Facebook. In the wake of the murder, his family were left to deal not just with the loss of their loved one, but with the trauma of a "viral" media storm.
145: Revealing a Concealed-Carry Conversation
We discuss why some folks might practice concealed carry, and how people, particularly those working to prevent gun violence, can better understand concealed carry and those who practice it.
144: Kayla Hicks on Community Solutions and Sistership
Kayla Hicks (founder, President, and CEO of the Sustain Equity Group) details ways to better empower individuals and communities, how to take on systemic inequality, and how to have better conversations about firearms and gun violence.
143: Kirsten Englund and the Fight Against Straw Purchases
An episode from the vault: consistently ranked as a favorite by our listeners, Kirsten Englund's story did not end with her murder at the hands of a man wielding an illegally-purchased firearm; Brady's legal team would not allow it.
142: Gun Culture 2.0
Dr. David Yamane discusses Gun Culture 2.0, the emerging trend where individuals don't enter gun culture through hunting, military service, or family tradition, but out of personal defense concerns.
141: A Disarming History of the Second Amendment
Historian and author Dr. Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz discusses the origins and intents of firearm legislation before and after the Second's codification, plus the Second's beginnings in the blood and misery of racist acts and expansionist policies.
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.