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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.