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Seg. 1: Gun Ownership & Political Participation. Seg. 2: Joyce J. Scott

Segment 1: Recent study by KU finds gun owners are more politically active.

In the past few decades, American gun owners have become increasingly more involved in politics than non-gun owners. On this episode, we discuss the cultural shift in gun ownership and how that change influences the political climate.

  • Bren Brown, president and owner, Frontier Justice
  • Chris Haxel, reporter, KCUR 89.3
  • Don Haider-Markel, professor and chair, University of Kansas - Department of Political Science

Segment 2, beginning at 33:54: Artist Joyce J. Scott shares the story behind 'Araminta.'

Open Spaces artist Joyce J. Scott shares how Kansas City's Union Station became a home for her 10-foot tall sculpture of Harriet Tubman.

Brian Ellison is a guest host of talk shows, newscasts, special coverage and community events for KCUR. Follow him on Twitter @ptsbrian.