Nearly 200 local government leaders across Wisconsin are asking state lawmakers from both sides of the aisle to come to the table to talk about gun safety. Producer Chali Pittman has the story.
Governor Tony Evers again pushed for Republicans to support gun control legislation today. The call comes as Democratic legislators circulate a bill to create what’s called an extreme risk protection order, also known as a red flag law. The bill would let law enforcement remove guns from people who have been found to be a […]
The Earthlings, Luke Peters (CO), and Phoebe Nix (CO) are playing this benefit at Bos Meadery to support Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America. Come hear some great music and support a great cause for gun control! Noon to 2 pm, $10 suggested donation which goes to Moms Demand Action momsdemandaction.org/ The Earthlings […]
Dozens of Madison public school leaders and students, county officials and state representatives all packed behind a podium today asking for gun control. They want Republicans to crack down on firearms after the deadly Florida school shooting earlier this month. The county has nearly 5,000 signatures on a petition demanding action from Governor Scott Walker […]
So pertinent to mass shootings which have become numbingly routine in the U.S., Roxanne Dunbar Ortiz’ new book, “Loaded: A Disarming History of the Second Amendment” talks about the history of gun ownership, rights, and gun’s relationship to power and domination in the U.S. She talks with Jan Miyasaki about the book and the history […]
Democrats in the statehouse are calling upon their fellow lawmakers to make a change. They say this week’s historic mass shooting in Las Vegas, which left nearly 60 dead and more than 500 injured, could have been prevented. One of the Democrats leading the charge is State Representative Melissa Sargent. She says, “there are actions […]