Circle Back with Igor Volsky

Circle Back with Igor Volsky

The Executive Director of Guns Down America talks gun reform with some of the most dedicated and passionate voices in politics.

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May 12, 2022 48 min

In this episode, Igor talks with Abbey Clements, a former Sandy Hook teacher who transformed her traumatic experience into inspirational advocacy. They'll discuss Abbey's personal experience on December 14, 2012, her activism within the gun violence prevention movement, and what she's learned from 30 years of teaching.

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Dr. Joseph Sakran is a trauma surgeon who survived a gunshot wound to the throat when he was only seventeen years old. He came to national prominence in 2018 when he fired back at the NRA for telling “self-important anti-gun doctors to stay in their lane.” In this episode, Igor and Dr. Sakran will discuss the different ways these incidents informed his work as a physician and gun violence prevention advocate.

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March 11, 2022 51 min

In this episode, Igor talks with Ryan Busse, a former executive in the firearm industry and author of the book Gunfight: My Battle Against the Industry that Radicalized America. They'll dive deep into the gun industry's role in American political polarization, their dangerous business practices, and the NRA's hold over our modern understanding of the Second Amendment.

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February 8, 2022 41 min

In this episode, Igor talks with Senator Chris Murphy about his book, The Violence Inside Us: A Brief History of an Ongoing American Tragedy. They'll discuss America's unique relationship with firearms, their approach to gun violence prevention, and why we should have hope for the days ahead.

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