After the school shooting in Parkland, Florida on 14 February 2018, the issue of gun control and the meaning of mass shootings in America has come to the fore once more. This session from Battle of Ideas 2013, in the aftermath of the Sandy Hook shooting and Boston Marathon bombing, took a step back to examine these issues in a wider context.
writer; advisor to Park Slope Parents, NYC's most notorious parents' organization
fellow, New America Foundation; senior editor, New Atlantis
Dr Tim Stanley
leader writer and columnist, Daily Telegraph
Dr Kevin Yuill
senior lecturer, history, University of Sunderland; author, Assisted Suicide: the liberal, humanist case against legalization
specialist development consultant; co-founder and director, NY Salon