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  • emUS Gun Violence A Complicated Puzzleem
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    U.S. Gun Violence: A Complicated Puzzle

    U.S. Gun Violence: A Complicated Puzzle was the first-prize middle school division winners in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. Molly Dougherty, Camdyn Lewis, and Ava Decker, eighth graders…

  • emThe War on Gunsem
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    The War on Guns

    The War on Guns was one of the second-prize middle school winners in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. Priya Moorjani and Dhruv Pai, seventh graders at Eastern Middle School in Silver…

  • Washington Journal Viewer Calls on Guns on College Campuses
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    Open Phones, Part 2

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on whether guns should be allowed on college campuses. Andy Pelosi, with the Campaign to Keep Guns Off Campus, and Michael Newbern, with…

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    Stand Your Ground

    Caroline Light talked about her book Stand Your Ground: A History of America’s Love Affair with Lethal Self-Defense, in which she offers a critical examination of stand-your-ground laws,…

  • Washington Journal John Lott Discusses Background Checks for Gun Purchases
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    Changes to Gun Background Check Rule

    John Lott talked about the Trump administration’s decision to roll back an Obama administration rule on background checks for gun purchases.

  • 2017 Conservative Political Action Conference Women Gun Rights Advocates Panel
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    2017 Conservative Political Action Conference, Women Gun Rights Advocates Panel

    Four women who advocate for gun rights participated in a panel discussion at the 2017 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC). Katie Pavlich moderated the discussion.

  • Gun Background Checks
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    Gun Background Checks

    Senators Grassley (R-IA), Hatch (R-UT), Murphy (D-CT), and Wyden (D-OR) spoke on the chamber floor about gun background checks for mentally ill persons. Republicans senators argued for…

  • Nicole Gaudiano Discusses Gun Background Checks and Social Security Records
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    Social Security Gun Background Check Rule

    Nicole Gaudiano talked by video from Capitol Hill on the disapproval resolution being debated in the House that day disapproving of a regulation governing the use of information collected…

  • CodePink Summit Military Policing
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    CodePink Summit, Military Policing

    Activists talked the increasing use of military equipment and tactics by local law enforcement, a trend that has been referred to as the “militarization” of the police. This discussion was…

  • CodePink Summit Domestic Violence
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    CodePink Summit, Domestic Violence

    Activists talked about strategies for preventing domestic gun violence. They discussed federal laws they say are inadequate in protecting victims of domestic abuse, and why their efforts…

  • Senator Bill Nelson Reacts to Deadly Shooting at Fort Lauderdale Airport
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    Senator Bill Nelson on Fort Lauderdale Airport Shooting

    Senator Bill Nelson (D-FL) speaks to reporters about a shooting that day at Fort Lauderdale’s airport. It was reported that several people were reported dead and the suspect was in custody.…

  • CodePink Summit Gun Violence Prevention
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    CodePink Summit, Gun Violence Prevention

    Activists talked about strategies for preventing gun violence. Topics included police accountability and transparency and the role of social media. Among the speakers were mothers whose…

  • Activists Hold Briefing on Gun Violence Prevention
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    Gun Violence Prevention

    A panel of legal experts, gun violence prevention advocates, and public health officials discussed the legal and social outcome of gun violence, including recent police-involved shootings of unarmed…

  • Governor Mike Pence on This Week
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    Governor Mike Pence on "This Week"

    Republican vice-presidential nominee Governor Mike Pence (R-IN) talked about what Donald Trump meant about some comments on Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton’s stance on gun rights. This was a…

  • Senator Chris Murphy Discusses Gun Control Proposals
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    Gun Control Legislation

    Senator Christopher Murphy (D-CT) called for changes to America’s gun laws, an issue he considered his top priority in the Senate. He contrasted the two sides of the gun debate and spoke…

  • House Democrats on Gun Control Legislation
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    House Democrats on Gun Control Legislation

    During Morning Hour Democratic members spoke about gun violence and called for votes on related bills. This is a compilation of speeches by Representatives Nancy Pelosi, Robin Kelly, Lois…

  • Congressional Agenda Preview
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    Congressional Agenda for Fall 2016

    Four major issues Congress was expected to debate when they returned for the fall on Tuesday, September 6, 2016, were previewed including federal funding to combat the Zika virus, defense…

  • Rally to Disarm Hate
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    Rally to Disarm Hate

    Disarm Hate held a rally to speak out against gun violence and to voice support for LGBTQ rights. The group organized formed in response to the June 2016 mass shooting at the Pulse gay…

  • Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi Calls DNC Hack an Electronic Watergate
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    House Democratic Agenda

    Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and other House Democrats talked to reporters about their efforts to persuade Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) to forgo the rest of the 2016 congressional summer…

  • After Words with Pamela Haag
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    After Words with Pamela Haag

    Pamela Haag talked about her book The Gunning of America: Business and the Making of American Gun Culture, in which she traces the history of guns and examines when and how they became a…

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