NRA http://wamc.org en Stephen Gottlieb: What’s up with gun rights http://wamc.org/post/stephen-gottlieb-what-s-gun-rights <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">What’s the NRA’s big attachment to assault weapons? Why do we have to suffer the weapons of mass murder?</span></p><p> Tue, 14 May 2013 19:50:00 +0000 Stephen Gottlieb 64657 at http://wamc.org Gun activists raising money to fight Conn. law http://wamc.org/post/gun-activists-raising-money-fight-conn-law <p>Scott&nbsp;Wilson, president of the Connecticut Citizens Defense League, said Thursday that his organization, the NRA and the Coalition of Connecticut Sportsmen are raising funds from gun clubs, gun shops and individuals to help finance a legal team.</p><p>Last week, the General Assembly passed and Gov. Dannel Malloy signed into law a wide-ranging bill that bans the sale of high-capacity ammunition magazines, expands the state's assault weapons ban, and imposes other restrictions on gun owners. Malloy contends package is "on a strong footing."</p> Fri, 12 Apr 2013 11:13:00 +0000 Jaired Crofut 62067 at http://wamc.org Gun activists raising money to fight Conn. law 3/26/13 - Panel http://wamc.org/post/32613-panel <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Newsman Ray Graf and Times-Union Associate editor, Mike Spain. Joe Donahue moderates.</p><p>This morning our discussion topics include:<br>Hillary Clinton and Rand Paul 2016 Presidential talk<br>Why are many of us slaves to technology<br>As Supreme Court considers gay marriage, abortion comparisons rise<br>Senators blast NRA for robocalls in Newtown</p><p> Tue, 26 Mar 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 60696 at http://wamc.org 3/25/13 - Panel http://wamc.org/post/32513-panel <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Today's </span>panelists<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> are </span>WAMC's<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Morning Edition host David </span>Guistina<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, </span>WAMC<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Newsman Ray </span>Graf<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, </span>WAMC<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> News Director, Ian </span>Pickus<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, and University at Albany Journalism Professor and Investigative Reporter, Rosemary </span>Armao<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. Joe Donahue moderates.</span></p><p>Today's topics include:<br>The High Court and same-sex marriage<br>Karl Rove says GOP candidate “could” back gay marriage<br>Bloomberg, NRA Brace for Senate Showdown on Guns<br>Washington Post Defends Not Running Article On Iraq Media Failure<br>NCAA – Road to Sweet 16</p><p> Mon, 25 Mar 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 60601 at http://wamc.org Thousands Join Anti Gun Control Rally in Albany http://wamc.org/post/thousands-join-anti-gun-control-rally-albany <p>A rally against New York’s newly enacted gun control laws drew one of the largest crowds to the State Capitol in recent decades.</p> Thu, 28 Feb 2013 23:00:00 +0000 Karen Dewitt 58899 at http://wamc.org Thousands Join Anti Gun Control Rally in Albany Paul Elisha: Gun violence and the NRA http://wamc.org/post/paul-elisha-gun-violence-and-nra <p>As the latest spate of incomprehensible gun violence registered on the ratings-starved psyche of America&rsquo;s once vigilant TV-News mélange, a spluttering assortment of clueless questioners tried to play &lsquo;catch-up,&rsquo; querying anyone within sight or sound of the mind-boggling eruption for personal recollections of its immediate aftermath.&nbsp; For the most part, sound-bite oriented oracles gleaned the usual first-person responses, self-concerned and unadorned by conjecture of any kind.&nbsp; Motive and mindset of possible perpetrators were left to other, more qualified sources Tue, 24 Jul 2012 16:32:40 +0000 43819 at http://wamc.org