Features related to gun violence

Nearly 100 confiscated illegal firearms rests on a table before a press conference with Mayor Michael Bloomberg, NYPD Police Commissioner Ray Kelly, and New York City District Attorney Cyrus Vance, Friday, Oct. 12, 2012 in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
January 28, 2014 | News & Notes

A roundup of some of the stories we’re reading this morning at Moyers & Company HQ. Continue reading

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December 13, 2013

Did violent video games play a role in preparing Adam Lanza to commit mass murder? One year after Newtown, Bill explores violence in America with the preeminent cultural historian Richard Slotkin. Continue reading

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December 13, 2013 | Moyers & Company

As the anniversary of the Newtown tragedy approaches, Bill speaks with cultural historian Richard Slotkin about violence in America. Plus, a Moyers essay on our gun culture. Continue reading

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November 29, 2013 | Q&A

Carol McDaid, who fought for equality between mental health care and other medical treatments, talks about how this month’s final ruling could affect health care and gun violence. Continue reading

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September 20, 2013 | Blog

A roundup of some of the stories we’re reading at Moyers and Company this morning. Continue reading

David and Francine Wheeler, parents of Sandy Hook School shooting victim Benjamin speak at a news conference at Edmond Town Hall in Newtown, Conn., Monday, Jan. 14, 2013. One month after the mass school shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, the parents joined a grassroots initiative called Sandy Hook Promise to support solutions for a safer community. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)
May 3, 2013
A group started by members of the Newtown community hope you will call your representatives and support common sense solutions to make our schools safer.
Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., seated right, meets in his office with families of victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Conn. Seated on sofa from left are David and Francine Wheeler, who lost their 6-year-old son Ben in the shooting, Katy Sherlach and her father Bill Sherlach, whose wife Mary Sherlach was killed. At far right is Mark Barden, father of victim Daniel Barden. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
May 3, 2013 | Blog

If we’re at a tipping point for movement against gun violence, it’s time to push harder than ever. Continue reading

Smith & Wesson 442 and Glock 21 guns on display. May 2012 (AP Photo/The Grand Rapids Press, Cory Morse)
Updated December 11, 2013

Since the Senate voted down gun control legislation, advocates have regrouped. Find out how you can take action. Continue reading

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March 29, 2013 | Blog
Last year, 29 current and recent students of Chicago's Harper High School were shot. Eight of them died. What's it like to live amidst persistent gun violence?
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January 30, 2013 | Group Think

the mapping of conflicts and gangs can help police target their resources, as opposed to engaging in a blunderbuss strategy such as stop and frisk, which tends to alienate the mostly minority residents of neighborhoods that most need positive relationships with their law enforcement agents. MORE

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January 4, 2013 | Moyers & Company

Climate change communication expert Anthony Leiserowitz explains why climate change gets the silent treatment, and what we should do about it. Continue reading

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December 21, 2012 | Activism

In the aftermath of the Sandy Hook tragedy, concerned New Yorkers held a vigil to bring attention to gun control and corporate responsibility. Continue reading

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June 12, 2009 | Bill Moyers Journal (2007-2010)

Why can we talk about gun violence but not about gun control?
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