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(2016/06/28) Gods, guns and gays (Orlando Massacre)

June 28, 201672 min
Edition #1025 Today we take a look at the continued responses to the Orlando massacre encompassing arguments over islamophobia, homophobia and gun control legislation Be part of the show! Leave a message at 202-999-3991 Show Notes Ch. 1: Opening Theme: A Fond Farewell - From a Basement On the Hill Ch. 2: Act 1: "Let Us Vote": Rep. John Lewis Leads Historic Democratic Sit-in for Gun Control Legislation - @DemocracyNow - Air Date: 06-23-16 Ch. 3: Song 1: Fuck the NRA - Jamie Kilstein & The Agenda Ch. 4: Act 2: Republican’s “Heart Has Changed" After Orlando Massacre - @theyoungturks - Air Date 06-18-16 Ch. 5: Song 2: Dreamtime - Uberzone Ch. 6: Act 3: To Say or Not to Say "Radical Islam" - On the Media - Air Date: 6-17-16 Ch. 7: Song 3: Violent Days - RTZ Ch. 8: Act 4: A lack of due process is equally wrong for travel and guns - @HumorlessQueers - Air Date 6-19-16 Ch. 9: Song 4: Human Rights - Friendlyness and the Human Rights Ch. 10: Act 5: Breaking down the disingenuous arguments on both sides of the terror watchlist debate - @CitizenRadio - Air Date 6-22-16 Ch. 11: Song 5: Hey Ya - Vitamin String Quartet Ch. 12: Act 6: Barbara Herr responding to 'thoughts and prayers' after Orlando massacre at LGBTQ club - @GAY_USAtv - Air Date 6-22-16 Ch. 13: Song 6: Malignant Flip - Tab and Anitek Ch. 14: Act 7: Democratic Effort to Tie Gun Purchase to Terror Watchlist: A First Step or a Dangerous Precedent? - @DemocracyNow - Air Date: 06-23-16 Ch. 15: Song 7: Time for Action - Secret Affair Ch. 16: Act 8: Orlando Shooter’s Lover Comes Forward - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 06-23-16 Voicemails Ch. 17: Can we just talk a moment about gay bars as sanctuaries? - Adreana Langston Ch. 18: Rape is not that complicated - Wade from Ft. Worth, TX Ch. 19: Toxic masculinity meets a trans woman - Erin from Philadelphia Ch. 20: Rape Culture Poetry Response Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics Ch. 21: Final comments in praise of things being complicated Closing Music: Here We Are - Everyone's in Everyone Produced by Jay! Tomlinson Thanks for listening! Visit us at BestOfTheLeft.com Check out the BotL iOS/Android App in the App Stores! Follow at Twitter.com/BestOfTheLeft Like at Facebook.com/BestOfTheLeft Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Review the show on iTunes and Stitcher!

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