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Let It Rip Weekend: Post-Navy Yard Shooting Gun Control & Open Carry Protests

Let It Rip Weekend: Post-Navy Yard Shooting Gun Control & Open Carry Protests

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  • Let It Rip Weekend: Stand Your Ground & Animal Research

    Let It Rip Weekend: Stand Your Ground & Animal Research

    Let It Rip Weekend: Stand Your Ground & Animal Research

    Sunday, November 17 2013 10:55 AM EST2013-11-17 15:55:57 GMT
    Now that Ted Wafer, the Dearborn Heights homeowner who shot Renisha Mcbride, has been charged with murder, will he use Michigan's Stand Your Ground law for his defense?
    Now that Ted Wafer, the Dearborn Heights homeowner who shot Renisha Mcbride, has been charged with murder, will he use Michigan's Stand Your Ground law for his defense?
  • Let It Rip Weekend: Costly Bankruptcy Consultants & Obamacare's Debut

    Let It Rip Weekend: Costly Bankruptcy Consultants & Obamacare's Debut

    Let It Rip Weekend: Costly Bankruptcy Consultants & Obamacare's Debut

    Sunday, October 6 2013 10:33 AM EDT2013-10-06 14:33:40 GMT
    Detroit's City Council President takes on one of the consultants making millions to wipe away the city's debt. Plus, what about that deal to lease Belle Isle? And as Obamacare makes its debut, how's it playing out in Detroit?
    Detroit's City Council President takes on one of the bankruptcy consultants making millions to wipe away the city's debt. Plus, what about that deal to lease Belle Isle to the state? And as Obamacare makes its debut, how's the controversial healthcare law playing out in Detroit?
  • Let it Rip Weekend: Mayoral race and EM's 'dumb & lazy' comment

    Let it Rip Weekend: Mayoral race and EM's 'dumb & lazy' comment

    Monday, August 5 2013 8:20 AM EDT2013-08-05 12:20:25 GMT
    We take on the race for Detroit Mayor and the controversial comments by Detroit's EM calling Detroiters "dumb, lazy, happy and rich."
    A new poll shows Mike Duggan leading in the race for Detroit Mayor. Could those dirty tricks against him actually be paying off in his favor? Duggan supporter and community activist Malik Shabazz thinks

On this edition, the gun control debate heats back up after the massacre at the Naval Yard in Washington, DC.  Is it time once again to look at banning certain types of weapons and toughening up background checks after this latest mass shooting?  Southfield attorney Geoffrey Fieger says absolutely.  He takes on gun rights advocate Steve Dulan on the issue.  And how much of a role, if any, did violent video games play in this senseless act of violence. 

Also, did a recent open carry protester get harassed by police or did his demonstration go too far?  The activist, Nick Somberg. recorded the incident on his cell phone and posted it here.  Nick joins us along with Bill Kucyk, who owns Action Impact Gun Range and Firearms Store, who says Nick may have actually hurt his cause with the protest.  Nick also conducted a similar protest recently and says he had peaceful interaction with law enforcement.  You can see that video here.

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