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U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito gestures as he speaks, Monday, Feb. 3, 2014 to a joint meeting of the Forum Club of the Palm Beaches and the Palm Beach County Bar Association at the Palm Beach County Convention Center in West Palm Beach, Fla
July 11, 2014 | Perspectives

Justice Samuel Alito, who has in a series of recent decisions diminished the rights of women in the workplace, has an unblemished record as the most committed partisan on the Court. 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 | News & Notes

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

The Newtown Concert featuring Peter Yarrow and Dar Williams.
July 19, 2013 | Blog

See the full concert of “caring, healing and togetherness” for the Newtown, Connecticut community that took place February 10 and aired on local PBS stations. Continue reading

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May 8, 2013 | Group Think

There are some issues in our body politic where digging in your heals, demonizing the other side and screaming bloody epithets over the high fence won’t get you any closer to victory. Plenty of people have worked to find common … MORE

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May 3, 2013 | Moyers & Company

Newtown parents and a legendary folk singer lift their voices to end gun violence. Continue reading

Peter Yarrow and the Wheelers perform with other musicians in a concert to remember the victims of the Sandy Hook shooting.
May 3, 2013

Watch Newtown parents and legendary singers raise their voices to uplift a community following the Sandy Hook massacre. Continue reading

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May 2, 2013

Newtown parents Francine and David Wheeler talk about how to address gun violence in a way that welcomes diverse viewpoints. Continue reading

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May 2, 2013

Newtown parent Francine Wheeler and folk singer Peter Yarrow discuss the power of music to create change. 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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February 8, 2013 | Group Think

It is our greatest hope that President Obama will make it clear in his State of the Union address that his main priority in the coming year will be pushing new and stronger gun laws through Congress. Yes, there is … 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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January 4, 2013

Bill reports on how the NRA and gun merchants keep any and all discussion of sensible gun control off the table. 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

Connecticut State Police lead a line of children from the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. on Friday, Dec. 14, 2012 after a shooting at the school. (AP Photo/Newtown Bee, Shannon Hicks)
December 20, 2012

As the Senate debates a new assault weapons ban, it might be wise to watch Bill’s essay, urging us to remember the victims, to reject doubling down on guns, and to work toward moral solutions. Continue reading