The National Rifle Association uses messaging strategies employed by dictators and demagogues to advance its gun rights narrative within the United States.
Former Thinking CAP co-host Igor Volsky joins the pod to discuss his debut book and his vision to reduce guns and gun violence in the United States.
Instead of protecting the rights of people with mental health disabilities, lawmakers are using the growing urgency around gun violence as a pretext to expand surveillance and criminalization.
The families of gun violence victims are speaking up and telling their elected officials that the United States' gun violence epidemic has gone on for far too long.
To ensure safe and healthy learning environments, policymakers and schools must invest in evidence-based solutions—not reactionary spending that only makes the public feel safer.
Universal background checks are a crucial foundation for a strong system of gun safety laws that will help reduce gun violence and save lives.
Given the increasing levels of gun violence in the state, elected leaders in Missouri should reject dangerous gun laws and push for policies that reduce gun violence and protect the safety of every Missourian.
Safe storage laws would make Washington schools and communities safer from gun violence.
Unsecured firearms are linked to violent crime, unintentional harm to children, and youth suicide.
Stalking is a known risk factor for future violence, and policymakers must act to ensure convicted stalkers do not have easy access to guns.
This week, Michele and Igor sit down with student activist Ryan Deitsh and BeMore Group Executive Director Dejuan Patterson to discuss efforts they are both taking to prevent gun violence in America.
Americans are ready for states—the laboratories of democracy—to offer a new progressive vision for shared prosperity. This report presents a menu of state policy priorities to help people secure good jobs and good wages and to support strong and healthy communities in which all people are treated fairly and equitably.
Young people in the United States bear the brunt of the nation’s gun violence and are leading efforts to stop it.
Young people’s involvement in faith-based activism is not new, and their work fighting for righteous causes should be supported.
In Iowa, several concerning aspects of gun violence warrant a strong policy response, and elected leaders must take action to ensure the safety of every Iowan.