Assault Weapons

The Takeaway

Police Departments See Influx of War Gear

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

As America’s wars wind down, police departments are ramping up. The military’s surplus of weapons and machinery are falling into the hands of state and local law enforcement. Some community members say the equipment is unnecessary and potentially dangerous.

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The Takeaway

Voting Rights, Cuba, Cyprus, Assault Weapons, Work/Life Balance

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Does 'One Person, One Vote' Mean 'One Voter, One Vote'? | Cuban Dissident Yoani Sanchez Hopes for a Post-Castro Era | Cyprus Rejects E.U. Bailout Deal | Senator Dianne Feinstein on Drones, Assault Weapons Ban | Finding Work-Life Balance as a Child Caregiver

The Leonard Lopate Show

Walmart and the AR-15

Wednesday, February 06, 2013

George Zornick, Washington reporter for The Nation, talks about his latest article, “How Walmart Helped Make the Newtown Shooter's AR-15 the Most Popular Assault Weapon in America.” It’s a look at how Walmart became the top seller of firearms and ammunition nationwide. As his story was going to press, Walmart pulled the weapon from its website, but it's still on shelves in about 1,700 stores nationwide. The article appears in the January 7-14 issue of The Nation.

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Lynyrd Skynyrd: Last Of A Dyin' Breed

Thursday, January 17, 2013

Two members of Lynyrd Skynyrd -- Rickey Medlocke and founding-member and guitarist Gary Rossington -- join host John Schaefer to talk about how they really feel about Neil Young, their thoughts on assault weapons, and the sentiment behind the title of their most recent release.

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