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Jefferson Exchange | January 29, 2014 | 8:00
10:56 am
Wed January 29, 2014

Ashland Considers Gun Regulations

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Dave Herring explains the effort to put new gun regulations on the books in Ashland.

Last year provided a good demonstration of what often happens to gun-control legislation in Congress. 

The aftermath of the school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut included an increase in public sentiment for some kinds of gun legislation, including universal background checks for gun sales. 

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Jefferson Exchange | October 16, 2013
10:40 am
Wed October 16, 2013

VENTSday-Arming Teachers + GMO Regulations-State or Local?

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Listeners weigh in on armed teachers and GMO regulation.

We do not schedule guests for Wednesday at 8:30, because that's the time for VENTSday, your chance to vent (politely, please) on a pair of topics in the news. 

We bring the topics, you bring the opinions.

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Jefferson Exchange | October 14, 2013
10:45 am
Mon October 14, 2013

Eagle Point Schools Ask Parents About Arming Teachers

Eagle Point, with the high school in the upper center.
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Allen Barber describes the work of the Weapons Safety Committee in Eagle Point Schools.

Just about every school district in the country had a conversation about school safety after the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut last winter. 

Many upgraded their security procedures. 

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Conversion Kits Banned
4:06 pm
Fri October 11, 2013

California Governor Signs Gun Control Laws

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California Governor Jerry Brown acted on a range of gun bills today (Friday).

He signed a bill to ban high capacity magazine conversion kits and vetoed another which would have given Oakland the right to enact gun regulations stricter than the state’s.

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