guns Ashland Considers Gun Regulations By Geoffrey Riley & Charlotte Duren • Jan 29, 2014 Megathon Charlie/Flickr Listen Listening... / 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. VENTSday-Arming Teachers + GMO Regulations-State or Local? By Geoffrey Riley & Charlotte Duren • Oct 16, 2013 guernicamag.org Listen Listening... / 22:53 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. Eagle Point Schools Ask Parents About Arming Teachers By Geoffrey Riley & Charlotte Duren • Oct 14, 2013 Little Mountain 5/Wikimedia Listen Listening... / 17:11 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. California Governor Signs Gun Control Laws By Max Pringle • Oct 11, 2013 Megathon Charlie/Flickr 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.