Gun Control


Why Is Hillary Taking on the NRA?
16 Jul 2015

Why Is Hillary Taking on the NRA?

Hillary Clinton has taken a bold stance against the gun lobby. Per the Washington Post, she has publicly vowed to take on the NRA. For a top-tier Democratic Presidential candidate to voluntarily tackle this subject is surprising.  Most have avoided talking about guns for decades out of a fear of backlash from donors and the public, but perhaps Clinton is outfoxing the media by grabbing...

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Will Charleston Unity Demonstrations Make a Difference?
25 Jun 2015

Will Charleston Unity Demonstrations Make a Difference?

More than twenty thousand people from around the country gathered on Charleston’s Arthur Ravenel Bridge as a sign of unity and support for the Charleston shooting victims and their families. Hundreds of thousands more took to social media to express their grief, outrage and solidarity. But will these demonstrations make a difference going forward or do they just serve to make us feel better in...

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Ramifications of #YesAllWomen/#NotAllMen in the Wake of Elliot Rodger’s Killing Spree
28 May 2014

Ramifications of #YesAllWomen/#NotAllMen in the Wake of Elliot Rodger’s Killing Spree

Struggling to make sense of Elliot Rodger’s rampage at UC Santa Barbara last Friday, murdering six men and women and wounding thirteen others before killing himself, whether we blame mental illness or lax gun law enforcement, the roots of his rage were his misogynist hatred of and sense of sexual entitlement to the women he objectified, as illuminated by his chilling 137-page manifesto. Per Amanda...

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16 Jan 2013

Gun Control and Mental Health…Where Do We Go From Here?

John Smart and I were so pleased to host Academy and Emmy Award winning composer and inventor Ron Grant on our show last night.  He has proposed an innovative solution to the horrid mass gun killings such as we saw at Sandy Hook Elementary School and Aurora, Colorado — a GPS Smart Lock.  I hope you will download the show to hear our debate about...

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