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As the mass shooting in Las Vegas lends a new urgency to the gun control debate, AirTalk discusses the legality and arguments surrounding the types of gun modifications allegedly used by Stephen Paddock on Sunday. We also dive into 37 new bills signed by Governor Brown; take a moment to remember the great Tom Petty; and more.
Last night, a lone gunman opened fire on country music fans at the Route 91 Festival in Las Vegas, killing more than 50 people and injuring hundreds more in the deadliest shooting in U.S. history. AirTalk parses through what this means for the country’s ongoing gun control debate; the effect this has on you as a concert-goer; what makes an attack domestic terrorism?; and more.
Gay rights groups are recommending that textbooks highlight when historical figures had same-sex partners, but could the use of such markers backfire by further alienating LGBTQ figures from the “norm”? We also discuss homeland security’s monitoring of immigrants’ social media accounts; review this week’s movie releases on FilmWeek; and more.
It's the end of a cultural era with the Death of Hugh Hefner. We discuss the mogul's legacy and take calls from people who were affected by the man and his work. We also check-in on the SCOTUS agenda for what’s shaping up to be legendary term in October 2017; and more.
In anticipation of Trump unveiling his new tax plan this afternoon, AirTalk discusses the potential political and economic impacts of the proposal. We also examine the decline in U.S. entrepreneurship; receive updates on Puerto Rico and the territory's need for hurricane relief; and more.
AirTalk debates a resurfacing proposal that would charge drivers to use congested areas during peak traffic hours to reduce commutes for Angelenos. We also dive into new fraud charges against an assistant basketball coach at USC; where will recreational pot users in LA be allowed to consume as the industry grows?; and more.