Best of the Left Podcast : #1176 The Gun Debate (is less of a debate than we think)

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Air Date: 4/6/2018

Today, in response to a conservative listener who sent in a voicemail about gun culture and policy, the entire episode is a point by point response to that call, complete with as many clips as usual from some regular and irregular sources, with plenty of disagreement but, ultimately, finding lots of common ground

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Show Notes

Ch. 1: Opening Theme: Loving Acoustic Instrumental by John Douglas Orr 

Ch. 2: Act 1: Listener Voicemail - Looking for common ground on gun control - Caitlin

Ch. 3: Act 2: The political effects of Facebook's algorithms - @DavidPakmanShow - Air Date 03-20-18

Ch. 4: Act 3: Jennifer Carlson on race and gun culture - The Ezra Klein Show - Air Date 3-12-18

Ch. 5: Act 4: Second amendment redefinition a fraud on the American people - Bradcast - Air Date 3-27-18

Ch. 6: Act 5: The myth of defensive gun ownership Part 1 - Science VS - Air Date 8-4-18

Ch. 7: Act 6: The myth of defensive gun ownership - @DavidPakmanShow - Air Date 02-03-15

Ch. 8: Act 7: The myth of defensive gun ownership Part 2 - Science VS - Air Date 8-4-18

Ch. 9: Act 8: Gun Control will Not Cure a Society that Produces Monstrous Behavior - @TheRealNews - Air Date 2-24-18

Ch. 10: Act 9: Danger of guns to women - Progressive Faith Sermons w: @RevDrRay - Air Date 10-8-17

Ch. 11: Act 10: The homicide rate with guns present, especially against women - Science VS - Air Date 8-4-18

Ch. 12: Act 11: Prevalence of guns results in more gun deaths and laws do work - Speak Out With Tim Wise - Air Date 2-20-18

Ch. 13: Act 12: The Gun Policies Americans Agree On - On The Media - Air Date 1-8-16

Ch. 14: Act 13: Does It Matter What You Think About Gun Policy? - On The Media - Air Date 1-8-16

Ch. 15: Final comments about what the gun debate is really all about

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