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Guns and Restraining Orders
Sep24

Guns and Restraining Orders

Guns and Restraining Orders Despite the recent increase in mass shootings in the United States, the majority of gun injuries and deaths are in fact a result of suicides, homicides, accidental shootings, and intimate partner violence. In this documentary by Making Contact’s Monica Lopez,  you’ll  hear the story of one woman’s experience of domestic violence,  learn about gun violence restraining orders,...

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Men, Women, and Guns: Toxic Masculinity in Mass Shootings
Jan04

Men, Women, and Guns: Toxic Masculinity in Mass Shootings

When a mass shooting erupts in our town or city, two common and reasonable responses are to re-examine gun laws and mental health services. But if mass shootings were solely about the shooter’s mental health, why are they primarily committed by men? In this episode of Making Contact we revisit the tragedy in Isla Vista and one survivor who’s using his experience as a way to talk about toxic masculinity, mass shootings, and...

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