America’s Growing Gun Violence Crisis. Steve Williamson and Karen McClelland welcome Stephen Hanks and Gary LaMaster to the show. After Hanks provides details for the July 9th golf fundraiser for Democrats of the Red Rocks (DORR), they address the most recent rash of mass shootings, including 12 that happened over the first weekend of June.
LaMaster offers the horrifying statistics from Gun Violence Archive and describes possible causes and solutions as explained by The Violence Project. What follows is a robust discussion of the issues, which include easy access to weapons of war, untraceable ghost guns, societal issues, mental illness, and the GOP’s steadfast refusal to agree to change.