Episode 5: The Great American Gun Debate

This week, we try to get to the bottom of the constant fight between parties about guns and gun legislation. Will we find any common ground? Tune in to find out—bullet-proof vests not required.

Music this week by Louis the Child & Kygo.

Here are the sources that we used for this week's episode (It was very research intensive!): 

  1. ABC News Polls: Gun View Polls
  2. USA Today: "Buying a gun legally in the U.S. Isn't Difficult"
  3. Politifact Sheet: "3 Things to Know about the 'Gun Show Loophole'"

  4. The Washington Post: "Everything you need to know about the assault weapons ban, in one post"

  5. Business Insider: Assault Rifle Ban

  6. Business Insider: Why Are Americans Obsessed with Guns

  7. The New Yorker: "Taking on the N.R.A."

  8.  NRA "Ring of Fire Program": 

  9.  The Federalist: Why Congress Cut the CDC Budget

  10. New York Times: "Senate Blocks Drive for Gun Control"

  11. New York Times: "Gun Sales Soar After Obama Calls for New Restrictions"

 

Posted on January 13, 2016 .