Voice Of The Public - Moving Forward After The El Paso Shooting

Aug 9, 2019

Fred Martino anchors a very special Voice of The Public - Moving Forward After the El Paso Shooting. Guests include: Miranda Viscoli, Co-President of New Mexicans to Prevent Gun Violence. A special report features comments from Senator Tom Udall (D-NM) and Rep. Xochitl Torres Small (D-NM 2).

New Mexicans To Prevent Gun Violence:  Recommended Websites

Brady Campaign to End Gun Violence 
The mission of the Brady organization is to create a safer America for all of us that will lead to a dramatic reduction of gun death and injury.

Center for American Progress 
Dedicated to improving the lives of all Americans through bold, progressive ideas, as well as strong leadership and concerted action. Our aim is not just to change the conversation but, to change the

Coalition to Stop Gun Violence 
The Coalition to stop gun violence seeks to secure freedom from gun violence through research, strategic engagement and effective policy advocacy.

Connecticut Against Gun Violence 
Mission is to identify, develop and promote the passage of legislation designed to enhance gun safety.

Violence Policy Center
Works to stop the annual toll of death and injury through research, advocacy, education and

The Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence
A national law center focused on providing comprehensive legal expertise in support of gun violence prevention and the promotion of smart gun laws that save lives. Provide trusted in-depth legal expertise and information on America's gun laws.

Newtown Action Alliance 
Dedicated to reversing the escalating gun violence epidemic in this nation through the introduction of smarter, safer gun laws and broader cultural

Sandy Hook Promise 
To protect children from gun violence so no other parents experience the loss of their child by engaging and empowering parents and communities with targeted prevention programs in the areas of mental wellness, early-identification and intervention, social and emotional development, and firearm safety and

States United Against Gun Violence

States United to Prevent Gun Violence is a grassroots network of 30 state affiliates working to make our communities and families safer. As part of our 50 State Solution to end gun violence, we support existing state-based gun violence prevention groups and bring new partners into the movement. Through cooperative efforts with our 30 state groups – and our combined 150,000 grassroots supporters – we are working to build healthy communities by reducing gun death and injury through stronger laws, community education and grassroots action.

Research & Data Area

The Violence Policy Center 
The Violence Policy Center advocates for gun regulations, investigations and analysis.

Gun Violence Archive 
GVA provides free online access to accurate information about gun related violence. 
Gun Violence Archive

Huffington Post 
Josh Horwitz at the Huffington Post.

Mass Shootings 
Mass Shootings in 2015

New England Journal Of Medicine 
"Guns, Society, and Medicine", NE Journal of Medicine

Mother Jones 
True Cost of Gun Violence in America

Gun Violence Prevention

Recommended Books

America and its Guns: A Theological Expose:
James Atwood (2012)

Gun Violence: The Real Cost:
Phillip Cook and Jen Ludwig (2002)

Fist, Stick, Knife, Gun: A personal History of Violence:
Geoffrey Canada (2010)

Gun Violence in America: The Struggle for Control:
Alexander DeConde (2003)

The Last Gun:
Tom Diaz (2013)

Making a Killing:
Tom Diaz (1999)

Enough: Our Fight to keep America safe from Gun Violence:
Gabrielle Giffords and Mark Kelly (2014)

Private Guns, Public Health:
David Hemingway (2006)

What my Grand Daddy Taught Me About Handguns:
William Vincent Hall (2000)

Guns, Democracy and the Insurrectionist Idea:
Josh Horwitz (2009)

Unsafe in Human Hands: The Human Stories behind Gun Ownership and Violence in America:
Christopher Linley Johnson (2013)

Reducing Gun Violence in America: Informing Policy with Evidence and Analysis:
Daniel Webster and Jon Vernick (2013)

Books For Young People

The Gorp’s Gift
By Sherri Chessen Illustrated by Dale Duncan Johnson

Just One Flick of a Finger
Marybeth Lorbiecki

By Walter Dean Myers

The Rifle
By Gary Paulsen

Fist Stick Knife Gun: A Personal History of Violence in America
By Geoffrey Canada

Twelve Shots: Outstanding Short Stories about Guns
Harry Mazer, editor

Gone Boy
By Greg Gibson

The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference
By Malcolm Gladwell

Give a Boy a Gun
By Todd Strasser

Guns: What You Should Know
By Rachel Ellenberg Schulson, Illustrated by Mary Jones