​#1139 In the wake of the Las Vegas shooting

Air Date: 10-13-2017

Today we look at the usual pattern of political and media theatre that occur after every major shooting incident and some of the facts that explain why we shouldn't continue in this pattern any longer

Show Notes

Ch. 1: Opening Theme: A Fond Farewell - From a Basement On the Hill

Ch. 2: Act 1: The usual pattern of how mass shootings are covered - CounterSpin (@FAIRmediawatch) - Air Date 10-6-17

Ch. 3: Song 1:  Transmutation (ft. Spinningmerkaba) - Kara Square

Ch. 4: Act 2: Mass shootings continue but what can we do about it? - @RingOfFireRadio - Air Date 10-6-17

Ch. 5: Song 2:  Who We Are (ft. MissJudged and Fireproof Babies) - Hans Atom

Ch. 6: Act 3: Gun nuts are aggressively childish - Ideas from CBC - Air Date 10-1-17

Ch. 7: Song 3:  Planting Flags - K4

Ch. 8: Act 4: The evidence is in, gun control laws reduce gun deaths - Bradcast from @TheBradBlog - Air Date 10-2-17

Ch. 9: Song 4:  Shift of Currents - Aeronaut

Ch. 10: Act 5: "Mental Health Gun Databases" Are Very Racial - @DavidPakmanShow - Air Date: 08-27-16

Ch. 11: Song 5:  Paper Planes - Durden ft. Airtone (ft. Airtone) - DURDEN

Ch. 12: Act 6: Beware carceral gun control laws - The Dig - Air Date 10-6-17

Ch. 13: Song 6:  Blind Love Dub (ft. Kara Square (mindmapthat)) - Jeris

Ch. 14: Act 7: Tell Congress: DON’T GUT OUR GUN LAWS via @Everytown - Best of the Left Activism

Ch. 15: Song 7:  These Times - The Pine Barrens

Ch. 16: Act 8: Prayers Cannot Stop Guns - Intercepted - 10-4-2017

Ch. 17: Final comments on why I rarely tackle gun control on this show

Closing Music: Here We Are - Everyone's in Everyone

(Additional music from Blue Dot Sessions



Tell Congress you oppose lifting restrictions on gun silencers and want the measure removed from the SHARE Act.

Tell Congress that you oppose the concealed carry reciprocity bill.

Take part in the Everytown postcards to Congress campaign and use the letter as a call script

Find an Everytown for Gun Safety action or meeting near you  

Sing up for Everytown action alerts via text


S.446 - Constitutional Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017 (Congress.gov) 

H.R.38 - Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017 (Congress.gov) 

H.R.3668 - SHARE Act of 2017 (see Sections 1502-1507) (Congress.gov)

Everytown for Gun Safety - Concealed Carry Reciprocity (S. 446) Overriding State Public Safety Laws (Everytown.org) 

Mass Shooting Since Sandy Hook, in One Map (Vox)

Gun violence in America, explained in 17 maps and charts (Vox)

Republicans want to pass a gun bill that critics say will make mass shootings more deadly (Vox)

Why a Congressional Ban on Bump Stocks Is Unlikely (The Atlantic)

‘No Way To Prevent This,’ Says Only Nation Where This Regularly Happens (The Onion)

NRA says 'nothing could have been done' to prevent Las Vegas shooting (Yahoo)

Struggling Gun Industry Looks To Congress To Make Silencers The Next Big Thing (Huffington Post)

How I Got Licensed to Carry a Concealed Gun in 32 States by Barely Trying (Mother Jones, 2013)

Written by BOTL Communications Director Amanda Hoffman

Produced by Jay! Tomlinson

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  • Kotaro Yoshihara
    commented 2017-10-15 19:15:04 -0400
    It is time to revoke the 2nd Admendment, period!
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