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Is the Second Amendment too vague? Most Americans now want stricter gun laws and universal background checks

Posted on · Today, we talk with legal experts and take listener calls for a discussion on what limits and restrictions should go along with gun ownership, considering the right to bear arms. Plus, news updates from Uvalde and the NRA Convention in Houston.

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Reactions of understanding, grief, and healing from Uvalde mass shooting

Posted on · In continuing this conversation, we hear from those who have had their lives universally changed by this event and others like it. In sharing their stories, we learn how grief can be turned into action. Plus, Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia weighs in.

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Uvalde shooting opens discussion on gun control laws and mental illness

Posted on · Legal, psychology, school safety experts talk about first and best lines of defense on threats within the school community, and how we need to meet in the middle with second amendment enthusiasts for gun violence prevention.

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Military efforts aren’t just focused on recruiting, they’re also focused on connecting with local community

Posted on · With May being National Military Appreciation Month, listeners call in to share messages of thanks to the men and women who make up the Armed Forces community, while local Marines discuss the state of recruiting during the pandemic and how Houston community support of the recruiting mission has played a key role. Plus, a Rice University political science professor gives an update on the Russia-Ukraine war.

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The stigma around discussing mental health

Posted on · Mental health experts, personal stories of mental illness, and how to provide a safe space to discuss these issues can lead to a road toward help and resources in a community coming together to raise awareness.

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Elon Musk, free speech, democracy, and the power of social media. Plus, another new season announcement on the Houston performing arts scene!

Posted on · Experts discuss what will happen when Elon Musk takes over Twitter, the changes coming to the platform, and what will be the impact on free speech. And, we get a preview of Main Theater's 47th season, including productions for children and families through their Theater for Youth series.

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Houston Symphony captures love, pain, and triumph in tribute to Aretha Franklin

Posted on · Capathia Jenkins, Broadway singer and actress, talks about her upcoming powerful performance of Aretha Franklin's songs with the Houston Symphony April 22 - 24. Plus, award-winning writer and biographer David Ritz shares memories of compassion and other things he learned while working with the Queen of Soul.