WHERE TO WATCH
Gun Sales Spike Amid Coronavirus Pandemic
April 3, 2020
Amid the coronavirus pandemic, the U.S. has seen a spike in gun background checks. David Chipman, senior policy adviser with Giffords: Courage to Fight Gun Violence, joins us to discuss.
Strange Bedfellows? What Tech PR and Sci-Fi Have in Common
Nov 19, 2020
Trump Orders Reduction of U.S. Troops in Afghanistan, Iraq
Haley Britzky, Army Reporter for Task and Purpose, joins Cheddar Politics to discuss the reasoning behind this withdrawal.
Aug 5, 2019
GOP Rep. Matt Gaetz: No 'Magic Elixir' to End Gun Violence
As the U.S. grapples with the reality that mass gun violence continues on despite politicians' "thoughts and prayers," Americans want to know what can actually be done following a weekend that clocked two headline-grabbing mass shootings, leaving at least 31 people dead. Republican Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) told Cheddar Monday that a focus on mental health is the answer to stop domestic-based gun violence, not gun control or background checks, although he has been an ardent supporter of a border wall, citing violence in America committed by illegal immigrants.
Feb 7, 2019
Gun Buyers Shouldn't be Required to Share Social Media with Police, ACLU Says
A new bill in Illinois would require potential gun buyers to reveal their public social media accounts to state police. The ACLU is now speaking out against the idea, citing privacy and bias concerns. "The things that social media would show are one's political views, perhaps one's religion, and even in some instances someone's race," Edwin Yohnka, director of communications and public policy at ACLU of Illinois, told Cheddar.