Dr Robert Young is a practicing psychiatrist and a member of Doctors For Responsible Gun Ownership (DRGO).
Dr. Robert Young knows the dangers of encountering violent or mentally unbalanced patients or their family members. Psychiatry is one of the medical specialties most at risk for being targeted with a lethal assault.
As part of its Mission Implementation, DRGO publishes Position Statements on topics relevant to the intersection of Gun Rights and Medicine, Medical and Public Health Research and the resultant policy recommendations.
Where appropriate, DRGO makes available resources for use by health care practitioners and patients.
This index will be updated as new topics emerge and existing ones evolve.
Liston Matthews has been involved in the gun rights movement since 1971. He was involved in passage of the Tennessee carry law, and its improvements. He has testified before local legislative bodies. He has contacted politicians and had numerous editorial letters published. He believes that politicians must be carefully vetted at the local level, because few change their positions when they move to higher office.
Liston writes his own blog Knox Gun Guy, is an Ammoland contributor, and formerly wrote at Examiner.com.
AWR Hawkins is an award-winning Second Amendment columnist for Breitbart News and the writer and curator of Down Range with AWR Hawkins, a weekly newsletter focused on all things Second Amendment, also for Breitbart News. He is the political analyst/weekly guest for Armed American Radio and a Turning Point USA Ambassador.
He has a BA in History and a MA in U.S. History (focus on U.S. Civil War) from West Texas A&M University. He has a PhD in military history from Texas Tech University, where he focused particularly on the Vietnam War (brown water navy), U.S. Navy Since Inception, U.S. Civil War, and Early Modern Europe.
He also has an oral history collection of World War II POW interviews, the ‘AWR Hawkins Collection,’ at the Nimitz Museum of the Pacific War in Fredericksburg, Texas. You can follow AWR Hawkins on Instagram: @awr_hawkins. You can reach him at email@example.com or sign up to get Down Range at breitbart.com/downrange.
Lars Dalseide is a Spokesman for the National Rifle Association’s Institute For Legislative Action.
A twelve year veteran of the NRA, Lars has covered almost every aspect of the NRA’s political and program side of the operation including the NCAA Rifle Championships in Anchorage, the National Police Shooting Championship in Albuquerque, countless events on Capitol Hill, and every NRA Annual Meeting since 2007.
Theme: Grab-bag of Gun Grabbing Gaffes (First 2-Hour Show / First week of rebrand as GunFreedomRadio)
Hour #1 Guests:
Liston Matthews, Blogger Knox Gun Guy talking about the possibility of the implementation of Background Checks for Ammo?
Dr Robert Young, of the Doctors For Responsible Gun Ownership on the topic of Mental Health & Gun Rights
Hour #2 Guests:
Lars Dalseide, Communications Manager at NRA-ILA, and former producer of NRA News, discussing The Bloomberg Boogeyman
Dr. AWR Hawkins, Award winning journalist at Breitbart News, writes on self-defense stories and Second Amendment News.
Responsibly Armed Citizen Report