#976 Another day in America (Mass Shootings)

Air Date: 12-15-15

Today we look at a few facts regarding guns and gun control in the US including what’s keeping our politicians from enacting widely supported gun regulations

Show Notes

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

00:00:30 Ch. 2: Act 1: Obama Reacts to Mass Shootings | ReFramed - Refinery29 - Air Date: 12-04-15

Ch. 3: Song 1: Clodomir - Imagho

00:02:21 Ch. 4: Act 2: See you at the next mass shooting - @jimmy_dore Show - Air Date 12-4-15

Ch. 5: Song 2: Going sane - Bryan Everyshed

00:05:13 Ch. 6: Act 3: Study: NO ADVANTAGE to Using Firearms in Self-Defense Situations - @davidpakmanshow - Air Date: 07-31-15

Ch. 7: Song 3: The Magnificent Seven - The City of Prague Philharmonic

00:10:38 Ch. 8: Act 4: The media forgets to follow the money on gun violence - CounterSpin (@FAIRmediawatch) - Air Date 12-11-15

Ch. 9: Song 4: Tape - dustmotes

00:15:08 Ch. 10: Act 5: America Is Dying For Gun Control - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 12-04-15

Ch. 11: Song 5: Wake me up - Avicii

00:22:41 Ch. 12: Act 6: Gun control - Jim Jefferies

Ch. 13: Song 6: The Flowers Are Still Standing - Jahzzar

00:37:50 Ch. 14: Act 7: On San Bernardino and the Dickey Amendment - @OntheMedia - Air Date 12-3-15

Ch. 15: Song 7: Agnes - Rod Hamilton

00:47:30 Ch. 16: Act 8: #EndTheBan on @CDCgov Research via @Drsforamerica & @Everytown — Best of the Left Activism 

Ch. 17: Song 8: This Fickle World - Theo Bard

00:50:11 Ch. 18: Act 9: Science: Fewer Guns = Fewer Gun Deaths - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 08-29-15


00:59:55 Ch. 19: It's not just about gun sales, it's about rights - Nathan from Vancouver, WA

01:02:29 Ch. 20: No such thing as "unskilled labor" - Will in Mississippi

01:03:20 Ch. 21: Why don't we prosecute anti-abortion groups? - Emma from New York City

01:05:08 Ch. 22: Women aren't seen as full humans - Erin from Philadelphia

Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics

01:07:55 Ch. 23: Final comments on the latest updates from the year-end fundraiser

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

Activism: #EndTheBan on @CDCgov Research via @Drsforamerica & @Everytown

Take Action:

SHARE: "Doctors and Public Health Professionals: End the CDC Gun Violence Research Ban” from Doctors For America

SIGN, Tweet, & Call your senators: #EndGunViolence, #EndTheBan via Everytown for Gun Safety

Sources/further reading:

"Gun violence research: History of the federal funding freeze”

"Congressman Whose Amendment Ended Federal Gun Research: 'I Have Regrets’” via Talking Points Memo

National Rifle Assoc Funding Stats via OpenSecrets.org

"Over 2,000 Physicians Urge Congress to End the Ban on CDC and NIH Gun Violence Research” from Doctors For America

Written by BOTL social media/activism director Katie Klabusich

Produced by Jay! Tomlinson

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