12:00am

Thu July 26, 2012
Mass shootings

Today on Your Call: How should we respond to mass shootings?

On the next Your Call, we’ll talk about the recent mass shooting in Colorado and how we should be responding.  There have been 60 mass shootings in the United States since January 2011.  President Obama believes the solution is in better enforcement of existing gun laws.   How have leaders of other nations responded to similar incidents of gun violence?  Join us at 10am PST or post a comment here. What could we do, as a society, to prevent gun violence?  It’s Your Call with Rose Aguilar, and you.

Guests: 

Ian Mitroff, a Senior Investigator in the Center for Catastrophic Risk Management, University of California, Berkeley

Patricia Maisch, a witness of the shooting in Tucson, Arizona 2011 

Synnove Nesse, psychologist and crisis management expert from Norway

 

Resources:

Gun Policy: Norway — Gun Facts, Figures and the Law

MSNBC: Congresswoman: Norway gunman touted lax US gun laws

CBS: Democrats: "We can't let the NRA stop us"

Mayors Against Illegal Guns

MAYORS AGAINST ILLEGAL GUNS STATEMENTS ON AURORA SHOOTING

YahooNews: Gun sales spike in Colorado after shooting, just like they did in Arizona

The Atlantic: A Land Without Guns: How Japan Has Virtually Eliminated Shooting Deaths

Huffington Post: Obama Addresses Gun Control Following Aurora Shooting (VIDEO)

 

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