Thursday On The Morning Zone
Get ready for a great Morning Zone Program with host Dave Chaffin.
7:07AM MDT Rick Manning- Vice President, Public Policy & Communications for Americans for Limited Government. Will no one stand up for freedom? In the wake of the Marathon bombing, a Boston reporter called asking for a response to requests by the Boston Police Department to put cameras on every block of major streets.The immediate gut response was traditionally in America, it is the citizens who keep an eye on the government, not the government keeping an eye on the people.But is this true anymore in America?
7:37AM MDT: Jeff Kass guests to discuss Gun Laws & Shootings Earlier this month, President Obama chided members of Congress for failing to pass a gun reform bill, despite widespread public support for the measure. Calls for tighter gun control laws began in the aftermath the Newtown, CT school shooting and on the heels of other mass shootings in places as different at Aurora, CO and Oak Creek, WI. But Jess Kass, one of the first reporters on the scene of the horrific Columbine shootings in 1999 and an expert on mass shootings, says stricter gun control likely won’t make much difference.
8:07AM MDT: Lisa Gibson will tell us her thoughts on The Best Weapon to Fight Terrorism.She lost her brother in the 1988 bombing of Pan Am flight 103 over Scotland. In the years since, she’s become a terrorism expert who does conflict resolution training in war torn countries like Afghanistan, Libya, Iraq and Sudan. She says, “Ideology alone is rarely enough to motivate a person to kill innocents. They are also motivated by hate.