Red, Blue, and Brady

Red, Blue, and Brady

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From one of the longest standing national organizations advocating for gun violence prevention, “Red, Blue, and Brady” combines the best of current events and personal narratives, exploring the epidemic of gun violence in America. Survivors, activists


45: On the Front Lines
Feb 24 • 55 min
It’s the second full-length episode of Brady’s series on racial justice, gun violence, and gun violence prevention. JJ and Kelly Sampson, Counsel at Brady, are joined by Clayton Rosenberg of the Alliance of Concerned Men and Women, a non-profit…
44: The World Turned Upside Down
Feb 10 • 40 min
It’s the first full-length episode of Brady’s series on racial justice, gun violence, and gun violence prevention. JJ and Kelly Sampson, Counsel at Brady, are joined by Dr. Saul Cornell, the Paul and Diane Guenther Chair in American History at Fordham…
43: If They’d Just Listen
Feb 6 • 23 min
Today, Brady launches a series on racial justice, gun violence, and gun violence prevention. To do so with the honor, attention, and transparency required, JJ is joined by: fabulous new co-host Kelly Sampson, Counsel at Brady; Aalayah Eastmond, Executive…
42: Be a Problem Solver
Feb 3 • 43 min
This week, we discuss how gun violence is a public health issue and why diversity in research really matters. JJ is joined by Christian Heyne, JP Thomas, and Dr. Daniel Webster, the Bloomberg Professor of American Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg…
41: If You Know It, You Own It
Jan 27 • 39 min
This week, Brady tackles policing, intentional data loss, and how to get rid of guns in a forge. JJ is joined by VP of Policy at Brady, Christian Heyne, and David Chipman, a Senior Policy Advisor at the gun violence prevention organization Giffords and 25…
40: Taking Our Democracy Back
Jan 20 • 33 min
This week, Brady is in Iowa! JJ is joined by Brady President Kris Brown in Des Moines for the “We The People 2020: Protecting our Democracy a Decade After Citizens United” forum.
39: History in the Making
Jan 13 • 12 min
JJ is joined by Brady President Kris Brown, and State Director of Virginia at the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence, Lori Haas. Together, we’re talking about what happened this Monday—namely, that though has been YEARS since significant gun violence…
38: It’s a Matter of Faith
Jan 13 • 36 min
JJ is joined by three great men-the Retired Bishop Mark Beckwith, the Rabbi Matthew Gewirtz, and Imam W. Deen Shareef. All of them graciously are here to talk about how gun violence, and gun violence prevention, is a matter of faith. Together, we’re…
37: When Current Events are Triggering
Jan 10 • 13 min
So, if you’ve been paying attention in the news…everything is on fire. In some cases, literally. And that can be really hard, especially for those who suffer from PTSD. And guns complicate that even more. But, what can you do if you’re worried about…
36: Beyond, and Behind, the Bullet
Jan 6 • 41 min
JJ and JP ring in the first podcast of 2020 with writer, producer, director, community organizer, and super impressive human, Heidi Yewman. Heidi is a long-time Brady member, one who has devoted herself to exploring the multiple and complex narratives…
35: Welcome, 2020
Jan 1 • 37 min
JJ is joined by everybody’s favorite co-host, JP, and everybody’s favorite leader, Brady President Kris Brown. Together, we’re here to talk about all that Brady did this year—and what we resolve to have happen in 2020.
34: Here’s to Moving the Line
Dec 23, 2019 • 36 min
JJ is joined by now frequent guest, Dr. Kyleanne Hunter, and dear friend Dr. Joe Sakran. Joe is a trauma surgeon, survivor, gun violence prevention activist, and founder of the hashtag “this is our lane.”
33: Giving Gun Owners Their Seat at the Table
Dec 16, 2019 • 35 min
How do we get more gun owners involved in the fight against gun violence? What is the gun violence prevention movement doing wrong? To answer those questions, gun novice JJ is joined by two great gun owners: Kyleanne Hunter, VP of Programs at Brady,…
32: Violence, Uninterrupted
Dec 13, 2019 • 8 min
It’s the Brady Briefing, another time where JJ, all alone, talks about mass shootings, the murder of a violence interrupter, the ripple effects of gun violence, and a judicial nomination gone wrong. You know the deal—it’s the weekly wrap up on gun…
31: A Giant Temper Tantrum
Dec 11, 2019 • 20 min
JJ is joined by JP, who has finally returned, and Joshua Scharff, Legal Counsel and Director of Programs at Brady. Together, the three break down the trend of so-called second amendment “sanctuary cities.” These resolutions are dangerous as well as…
30: This is a Tool Designed to End Human Life
Dec 9, 2019 • 36 min
Together, Lowy, Ky, and JJ are talking assault weapons: what they are, how they got banned, and what’s going on with them now.
29: Teenagers Lead the Way
Dec 6, 2019 • 6 min
It’s the Brady Briefing, another time where JJ casts alone on everything from the mounting numbers of mass shootings to how teenagers seem to be leading the fight against gun violence.
28: You Have a Constitutional Right to Not be Shot
Dec 4, 2019 • 23 min
JJ is joined by John Lowy, Chief Counsel and Vice President of Legal at Brady. John—affectionately called Lowy—has been deeply involved with a highly publicized Second Amendment case, one that seems to combine the New York State Rifle & Pistol Association…
27: A Weird, Sad, Not-So-Little Club
Dec 2, 2019 • 52 min
JJ is joined by Christian Heyne, VP of Policy at Brady, and Liz Dunning, the Director of Institutional Giving at Brady. Both Christian and Liz work at Brady…and both lost their mothers to gun violence. In this episode, we’re talking about how they deal…
26: Empty Chairs and Empty Tables
Nov 29, 2019 • 9 min
It’s the Brady Briefing, another time where JJ casts alone on everything from studies to the FBI to an underserved population, in this, a weekly wrap up on gun violence and gun violence prevention for the week of November 22nd to November 29th.
25: Getting Fired Up
Nov 27, 2019 • 21 min
JJ and Cordy call Davida Hall, VP of Content at Studio 71 and founder and creator of The Lipstick Lobby…and the special Brady shade, “Fired Up!”
24: Gun Violence is Wack
Nov 25, 2019 • 36 min
JJ is joined by Christian Kimbrough, founder of Revive Minds, gun violence advocate, and survivor. Christian is joining us today to talk about being a survivor of being shot in the head at age 13, living with a traumatic brain injury, and running his…
23: When Will Enough be Enough?
Nov 22, 2019 • 6 min
It’s the Brady Briefing, another time where JJ casts alone on everything from the loss of more victims of gun violence to the efforts of some brave retirees, in this, a weekly wrap up on gun violence and gun violence prevention for the week of November…
22: Who Needs a Gun in 15 Minutes or Less?
Nov 20, 2019 • 23 min
When Ross was only 12, his father Ken Misher was murdered by a long-time employee and friend who purchased a handgun in 15 minutes or less while on his lunch break. Ross turned his anger into action, launching a life in activism that continues 35 years…
21: Why Lockdowns are Traumatizing America’s Kids
Nov 18, 2019 • 38 min
JJ is joined by Nancy Kislin, psychotherapist, licensed clinical social worker and a professor with over 28 years of experience. Nancy is calling into today to talk about why lockdowns, which are meant to help students prepare in case of a shooting, are…
20: Sixteen Seconds
Nov 15, 2019 • 9 min
In this cast we have a lot of ground to cover—from straw sales, to mass shootings, to “2nd Amendment sanctuaries” to DOJ programs to court cases to the shooting at Saugus High school. It’s a lot, and it’s all awful. But remember, we’re in this together.
19: Want to Really Thank a Veteran?
Nov 11, 2019 • 42 min
JJ is joined by Kyleanne Hunter and Ted Bonar, a clinical psychologist specializing in veterans, PTSD, depression, and gun safety. They discuss: why Veteran’s day can be tough on active-duty military and veterans; why you shouldn’t thank veterans for…
18: Elections and Anniversaries
Nov 8, 2019 • 7 min
Join JJ as she takes you through elections, anniversaries, and #thisisourlane, in this, a weekly wrap up gun violence and gun violence prevention for the week of November 2nd to November 8th.
17: Virginia is for Gun Violence Prevention Lovers
Nov 7, 2019 • 21 min
JJ, JP, and Christian team up to talk about Virginia elections—namely, how a gun violence majority got elected in Virginia for the first time on record. If Virginia is now a state for gun violence prevention lovers, what does that mean?
16: Made on the News
Nov 4, 2019 • 40 min
Chris Hurst tells us about how he decided to leave journalism and run for office after the on-air television murder of his girlfriend, Alison Parker, and her cameraman, Adam Ward. Since that day, Chris has worked on finding solutions for Virginians and…
15: “Accidental” Shootings
Nov 1, 2019 • 8 min
All the gun violence prevention news that we could fit in this, a weekly wrap up for the week of October 26th to November 1st.
14: the Danger of Toy Guns
Oct 30, 2019 • 27 min
Should you let your kids play with realistic toy guns? And how did these guns get made?
13: the Confluence of Guns and Google
Oct 28, 2019 • 35 min
News reporter Alison Parker and photojournalist Adam Ward were shot and killed on live television on August 26, 2015. Since then, Alison’s father, Andy Parker, has fought for gun violence prevention. He also has taken on online trolls and hoaxers who ma…
12: Even in Mr. Roger’s Neighborhood
Oct 25, 2019 • 9 min
All the gun violence prevention news that we could fit in this, a weekly wrap up for the week of October 26th to November 1st.
11: Killing Kate
Oct 23, 2019 • 50 min
Today, Kate joins JJ and JP in studio to talk about her autobiography, Killing Kate: A Story of Turning Abuse and Tragedy into Transformation and Triumph, becoming a domestic violence and gun violence prevention activist, raising two amazing boys, and…
10: There are Lives Being Lost Here
Oct 21, 2019 • 45 min
In this podcast, Greg joins JJ and special guest Christian (VP of Policy at Brady) to talk about being a survivor, a community activist, and his work as the National Advocacy Director for the Community Justice Action Fund
9: From Art to Colin Firth
Oct 18, 2019 • 11 min
All the gun violence prevention news that we could fit in this, a weekly wrap up for the week of October 13th to October 19th.
8: Bleeding Out
Oct 16, 2019 • 26 min
Thomas Abt is a premier researcher in the area of urban violence, one who focuses on solutions—namely, how can we reduce gun homicide rates by 50% in just eight years.
7: Extreme Risk Protection Orders (ERPO)
Oct 14, 2019 • 46 min
Long time activist, author, and survivor Joan Peterson tells JP and JJ about her long history of being an activist, why extreme risk prevention orders need to be passed into law, why background checks matter, and even how to deal with trolls on the…
6: Good CEOs
Oct 11, 2019 • 7 min
This week, we’re talking about CEOs doing the right thing, politicians in Ohio doing the wrong thing, the murders of two young men, the Kansas city bar shooting, and finally, to end on a high note, what you can do this week to push bi-partisan gun…
5: Be a Lighthouse
Oct 7, 2019 • 43 min
Kirsten Englund was shot and killed on her way to visit her son in college. Hear about the legal case that sought justice on her behalf.
4: On Parkland
Oct 7, 2019 • 46 min
Meet Ivy Schamis, Marjory Stoneman Douglas teacher, survivor, and fierce advocate for gun violence prevention.
3: the Brady Bill
Oct 7, 2019 • 48 min
Representative Tony Coelho, joins us to talk about the Bradys’ legacy and his time as majority whip when the Brady bill was first introduced.
2: Tik Tok Takeover
Oct 4, 2019 • 8 min
All the gun violence prevention news that we could fit in this, a weekly wrap up for the week of September 29th to October 5th.
1: Ending Family Fire
Oct 2, 2019 • 28 min
Unintentional shootings happen every day, even in the homes of well meaning gun owners. What can we do to combat these instances of Family Fire?
Introducing the Red, Blue, and Brady Podcast
Sep 27, 2019 • 9 min
In this teaser episode, JP and JJ talk with Ivy Schamis about Luigi, a wonderful service dog who helped students in Parkland, Florida return to school after the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas.