2022-06-01 11:11:16

What the Uvalde Shooting Tells Us About Guns



What the Uvalde Shooting Tells Us About Guns

Daniel Defense, the gun manufacturer whose AR-15 assault rifles were used to kill 19 children and 2 teachers in Uvalde, Texas, has maintained a familiar silence after the massacre. It is common practice for gun makers to absolve themselves of responsibility when their weapons are used for mass murder as if they are mere bystanders whose products were misused against their will.

But, Michael Siegel writes, “evidence shows that the culture around guns contributes significantly to gun violence. And firearm manufacturers have played a major role in influencing American gun culture.”

 

Rising Up with Sonali is a radio and television show that brings progressive news coverage rooted in gender and racial justice to a wide audience. Rising Up With Sonali was built on the foundation of Sonali Kolhatkar's earlier show, Uprising, which became the longest-running drive-time radio show on KPFK in Los Angeles hosted by a woman. RUS airs on Free Speech TV every weekday.

Missed an episode?  Check out Rising Up on FSTV VOD anytime, or visit the show page for the latest clips.

#FreeSpeechTV is one of the last standing national, independent news networks committed to advancing progressive social change. 

#FSTV is available on Dish, DirectTV, AppleTV, Roku, Sling, and online at freespeech.org

America Gun Laws Gun Reform Mass Shootings President Biden School Shootings Texas

Environment

Democracy Now!

In Radical Ruling, Supreme Court Limits EPA's Power to Cut Carbon Emissions & Combat Climate Crisis

In Radical Ruling, Supreme Court Limits EPA's Power to Cut Carbon Emissions & Combat Climate Crisis

Mobilized

This Week on Mobilized: Environmentalist Attorney Rob Bilott

This Week on Mobilized: Environmentalist Attorney Rob Bilott

Feminism Today

Solution to Air Pollution : BioPHilia

Solution to Air Pollution : BioPHilia

The Thom Hartmann Program

Is Climate Change Moving Faster Than We Thought? Featuring Michael Mann

Is Climate Change Moving Faster Than We Thought? Featuring Michael Mann

Democracy Now!

A Look Back at Historic 1970 Chicano Walkout at Robb Elementary as Uvalde Reels from School Massacre

A Look Back at Historic 1970 Chicano Walkout at Robb Elementary as Uvalde Reels from School Massacre

The Stephanie Miller Show

Rude Pundit Talks Mass Shootings

Rude Pundit Talks Mass Shootings

Mobilized

This Week on Mobilized News: Rabbi Barry Silver

This Week on Mobilized News: Rabbi Barry Silver

The Thom Hartmann Program

Why Trump Tried To Turn You Against Antifa?

Why Trump Tried To Turn You Against Antifa?

Related

Democracy Now!

A Look Back at Historic 1970 Chicano Walkout at Robb Elementary as Uvalde Reels from School Massacre

A Look Back at Historic 1970 Chicano Walkout at Robb Elementary as Uvalde Reels from School Massacre

The Stephanie Miller Show

Rude Pundit Talks Mass Shootings

Rude Pundit Talks Mass Shootings

The Randi Rhodes' Show

You Can't Deny This

You Can't Deny This

The Stephanie Miller Show

Representative Mike Thompson Joins the Crew

Representative Mike Thompson Joins the Crew

Proud Partners