Broad + Liberty is pleased to announce that our CEO, Terry Tracy, will be joining other voices from around the region in a series of conversations moderated by WHYY’s Amir Richardson and Christopher Norris. The first of these events is happening tomorrow, Nov. 9, ffrom 6 to 7:30 p.m. at […]
Most elected officials chose not to respond to Broad + Liberty’s query on their stance on the DA and his position that he and his office “do not believe that arresting people and convicting them for illegal gun possession is a viable strategy to reduce shootings.”
By Todd Shepherd
Zeoli Show: Councilman Squilla discusses curfew options for South Street in wake of Saturday’s mass shooting
In the wake of Saturday’s shooting on South Street, radio host Rich Zeoli probes Councilman Mark Squilla for solutions to Philly’s rampant crime issue.
Transcribed by Todd Shepherd
John Lott: We don’t need Red Flag laws – we have the tools in place to help the mentally ill and protect people’s rights
Baker Act statutes are a better alternative. They require an evaluation by a mental-health expert and a public defender is provided if needed.
By John R. Lott Jr.