Have Mass Shootings Become the 'New Normal?'

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After 13 people were gunned down in Washington's Navy Yard Monday, the White House and Congress took a moment to mourn and went back to business. One Washington Post headline read: "RIP" (Rest in Peace) "for gun control." Gun control advocates predicted big change after the school slaughter in Newtown, Connecticut, but Congress did nothing. And, last week, two Colorado lawmakers were recalled for supporting background checks for gun buyers and limited magazines. Gun rights advocates say there'd be less killing if more people were armed to defend themselves. Is it time to decide what kind of country America wants to be? 

Credits

Guests:
Tom Diaz - gun policy analyst - @agknowitall, Shannon Watts - Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America - @MomsDemand, John Morse - Colorado State Senate - @SenJohnMorse , Adam Winkler - professor of law at UCLA, and author of "Gunfight: The Battle over the Right to Bear Arms in America" - @adamwinkler

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Katie Cooper, Anna Scott, Kerry Cavanaugh