The Weekly Reload Podcast

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

155 episodes of The Weekly Reload Podcast since the first episode, which aired on July 1st, 2021.

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    Reason Magazine's JD Tuccille on Study Showing Some Americans Don't Tell Pollsters They Own Guns

    July 31st, 2023  |  1 hr 7 mins
    2nd amendment, gun news, gun politics, gun research, guns, jd tuccille, second amendment, stephen gutowski

    Host Stephen Gutowski and guest JD Tuccille discuss research showing a huge number of Americans may not be willing to talk to pollsters about their firearms.

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    Can a Short Video Stop Accidental Shootings Among Kids? (With OSU's Sophie Kjaervik)

    July 24th, 2023  |  1 hr 15 mins
    2nd amendment, gun news, gun politics, gun research, gun safety, guns, second amendment, sophie kjaervik, stephen gutowski

    Host Stephen Gutowski and guest Sophie Kjaervik discuss her new study showing a potential simple tactic for preventing accidental shootings among children.

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    Is the Murder Rate Finally Falling? (Featuring Crime Analyst Jeff Asher)

    July 17th, 2023  |  1 hr 19 mins
    2nd amendment, gun news, gun politics, guns, jeff asher, murder rate, second amendment, stephen gutowski

    Host Stephen Gutowski and guest Jeff Asher examine what the data says about where America's murder rate is headed.

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    Author Mark W. Smith Explains the New Supreme Court Gun Case

    July 10th, 2023  |  1 hr 10 mins
    2nd amendment, domestic violence, gun news, gun politics, guns, mark smith, rahimi, second amendment, stephen gutowski, supreme court

    Host Stephen Gutowski and guest Mark W. Smith discuss the Second Amendment case the Supreme Court just agreed to hear.

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    Examining the Ruling Upholding NYC's Synagogue Gun Ban With a Jewish Gun Club Rabbi

    July 3rd, 2023  |  1 hr 21 mins
    2nd amendment, gun news, gun politics, guns, new york state jewish gun club, rahimi, second amendment, stephen gutowski, supreme court, united states v rahimi

    Host Stephen Gutowski and guest Tzvi Hershel Goldstein discuss a federal judge finding New York's synagogue gun ban constitutional.

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    Examining Hunter Biden's Gun Deal With Popehat's Ken White

    June 26th, 2023  |  1 hr 20 mins
    2nd amendment, gun news, gun politics, guns, hunter biden, joe biden, ken white, pistol brace ban, popehat, second amendment, senate, stephen gutowski

    Host Stephen Gutowski and guest Ken White discuss whether the deal Hunter Biden got in lieu of a felony charge is fair or not.

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    Biofire Founder Kai Kloepfer Answers Questions About His New 'Smart Gun'

    June 19th, 2023  |  1 hr 31 mins
    2nd amendment, biofire, gun news, gun politics, guns, kai kloepfer, second amendment, smart gun, stephen gutowski

    Host Stephen Gutowski and guest Kai Kloepfer discuss Biofire's first biometrically-locked gun that's set to come to market this year.

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    NRO's Jim Geraghty on Biden's Brace Ban Bust

    June 12th, 2023  |  1 hr 13 mins
    2nd amendment, gavin newsom, gun news, gun politics, guns, jim geraghty, joe biden, pistol brace ban, second amendment, stephen gutowski

    Host Stephen Gutowski and guest Jim Geraghty discuss why so few people complied with the pistol-brace ban.

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    Author Radley Balko Explains Why Courts Are Starting to Reject Firearms Ballistic Analysis

    June 5th, 2023  |  1 hr 19 mins
    2nd amendment, ballistic analysis, court, criminal justice, gun news, gun politics, guns, radley balko, second amendment, stephen gutowski

    Host Stephen Gutowski and guest Radley Balko discuss the big problems with ballistic matching techniques, especially as evidence in court trials.

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    Will DeSantis Attacks on Trump Gun Record Work? (Featuring Hot Air's Ed Morrissey)

    May 29th, 2023  |  1 hr 17 mins
    2024, 2nd amendment, donald trump, ed morrissey, gun news, gun politics, guns, joe biden, ron desantis, second amendment, stephen gutowski

    Host Stephen Gutowski and guest Ed Morrissey analyze whether DeSantis's attacks on Trump over his handling of guns will help him close the gap in the primary.

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    Second Amendment Foundation's Alan Gottlieb Responds to Financial Questions

    May 22nd, 2023  |  1 hr 23 mins
    2nd amendment, alan gottlieb, gun news, gun politics, guns, maryland, new jersey, second amendment, second amendment foundation, stephen gutowski, supreme court, washington state

    Host Stephen Gutowski and guest Alan Gottlieb discuss the questions about the Second Amendment Foundation's finances raised by a recent Wall Street Journal article.

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    Examining Tennessee's 'Red Flag' Proposal & Trump's Bump Stock Defense with Bearing Arms' Cam Edwards

    May 15th, 2023  |  1 hr 34 mins
    2nd amendment, bump stocks, cam edwards, donald trump, gun news, gun politics, guns, red flag laws, second amendment, stephen gutowski, tennessee

    Host Stephen Gutowski and guest Cam Edwards discuss the politics of Tennessee's red flag proposal and Donald Trump's doubling down on support of the bump stock ban.

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    Examining the Supreme Court's Renewed Interest in AR-15 Bans With Author Mark W. Smith

    May 8th, 2023  |  1 hr 9 mins
    2nd amendment, ar-15, assault weapons, gun news, gun politics, guns, mark w. smith, second amendment, stephen gutowski, supreme court

    Host Stephen Gutowski and guest Mark W. Smith talk about the Supreme Court asking an Illinois city to defend its 'assault weapons' ban.

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    The Fate of 'Assault Weapons' Bans According to Gun-Rights Scholar David Kopel

    May 1st, 2023  |  1 hr 26 mins
    2nd amendment, ak-47, ar-15, assault weapons, assault weapons bans, david kopel, gun news, gun politics, guns, second amendment, stephen gutowski

    Host Stephen Gutowski and guest David Kopel discuss the state of 'assault weapons' bans across the country.

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    Former NRA Board Member Frank Tait on Reform Efforts

    April 24th, 2023  |  1 hr 25 mins
    2nd amendment, frank tait, gun news, gun politics, guns, nra, second amendment, stephen gutowski

    Host Stephen Gutowski and guest Frank Tait discuss the internal workings of the NRA board.

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    Mass Shooting Patterns and Potential Solutions With The Violence Project's James Densley

    April 17th, 2023  |  1 hr 19 mins
    2nd amendment, gun news, gun politics, guns, james densley, louisville, mass shootings, nashville, second amendment, stephen gutowski, the violence project

    Host Stephen Gutowski and guest James Densley discuss the best way to track mass shootings and the best methods to try and prevent them.