The Weekly Reload Podcast

A podcast featuring The Reload's Stephen Gutowski

About the show

A podcast from The Reload that offers sober, serious firearms reporting and analysis. It focuses on gun policy, politics, and culture. Tune in to hear from Reload Founder Stephen Gutowski and special guests from across the gun world each week.

Episodes

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    National Review's Charles Cooke Reacts to Supreme Court and Senate Gun News

    June 27th, 2022  |  1 hr 30 secs
    2nd amendment, bruen, charles cooke, federal gun law, gun news, gun politics, guns, second amendment, stephen gutowski, supreme court

    Host Stephen Gutowski and guest Charles Cooke examine the Supreme Court's gun ruling and the new federal gun law.

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    Politico's Burgess Everett Gives Insight into How Senate Gun Talks are Unfolding

    June 20th, 2022  |  1 hr 7 mins
    2nd amendment, background checks, burgess everett, congress, gun news, gun politics, guns, politico, red flag laws, second amendment, senate, stephen gutowski
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    Punchbowl's John Bresnahan on Senate Gun Talks

    June 13th, 2022  |  1 hr 16 mins
    2nd amendment, congress, gun news, gun policy, gun politics, guns, john bresnahan, punchbowl, second amendment, senate, stephen gutowski

    Host Stephen Gutowski and guest John Bresnahan discuss where bipartisan gun policy discussions are at in the Senate and where they're headed.

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    Active Shooting Response Trainer Mike Willever on Mistakes in Uvalde

    June 6th, 2022  |  1 hr 8 mins
    2nd amendment, gun news, gun politics, guns, mass shooting, mike willever, police, robb elementary school, school shooting, second amendment, stephen gutowski, uvalde

    Host Stephen Gutowski and guest Mike Willever discuss the failures in how police responded to the Uvalde shooting.

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    Q&A on the NRA and Fallout From the Uvalde Shooting

    May 30th, 2022  |  1 hr 9 mins
    2nd amendment, buffalo, gun news, gun politics, guns, jake fogelman, nra, second amendment, stephen gutowski, uvalde

    Host Stephen Gutowski and guest Jake Fogelman answer questions from Reload members.

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    David French on Red Flag Laws in the Wake of the Buffalo Massacre

    May 23rd, 2022  |  1 hr 4 mins
    buffalo, david french, gun politics, guns, mass shooting, red flag laws, stephen gutowski

    Host Stephen Gutowski and guest David French discuss what the Buffalo mass shooting means for red flag laws in America.

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    Allen West Explains Why He's Running Against Wayne LaPierre

    May 16th, 2022  |  54 mins 42 secs
    2nd amendment, allen west, gun politics, guns, nra, second amendment, stephen gutowski, wayne lapierre

    Host Stephen Gutowski interviews guest Allen West about his run for executive vice president of the NRA.

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    Lara Smith On the Liberal Gun Club's Mission

    May 9th, 2022  |  1 hr 3 mins
    2nd amendment, gun news, gun politics, guns, lara smith, liberal gun club, second amendment, stephen gutowski

    Host Stephen Gutowski and guest Lara Smith talk about The Liberal Gun Club and their unique place in the gun-owning community.

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    NAAGA President Philip Smith Criticizes Biden's ATF Shakeup

    May 2nd, 2022  |  53 mins

    Host Stephen Gutowski and guest Philip Smith talk about President Biden's decision to pass over and then demote the acting director of the ATF, who has spent a career at the agency, in favor of gun-control advocates.

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    Cam Edwards on President Biden's Controversial ATF Moves

    April 25th, 2022  |  58 mins 13 secs
    2nd amendment, atf, cam edwards, david chipman, gun news, gun politics, guns, joe biden, marvin richardson, second amendment, stephen gutowski, steve dettelbach

    Host Stephen Gutowski and guest Cam Edwards discuss the demotion of ATF acting director in what seems like a slight on his way out of the door.

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    Ghost Gunner's Cody Wilson Responds to Biden's 'Ghost Gun' Kit Ban

    April 18th, 2022  |  1 hr 6 mins
    2nd amendment, atf, cody wilson, ghost guns, gun control, gun news, gun politics, guns, joe biden, second amendment, stephen gutowski

    Host Stephen Gutowski and guest Cody Wilson discuss the Biden Administration's new executive action on guns.

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    The Washington Post's Radley Balko on the Killing of Amir Locke

    April 11th, 2022  |  1 hr 19 mins
    2nd amendment, amir locke, gun news, gun politics, guns, radley balko, second amendment, stephen gutowski

    Host Stephen Gutowski and Guest Radley Balko discuss the fallout from the killing of Amir Locke and the decision not to charge the officer who shot him.

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    National Review's Charles Cooke on Florida Permitless Carry and Biden's Supreme Court Nominee

    April 4th, 2022  |  1 hr 8 mins
    2nd amendment, charles cooke, constitutional carry, florida, gun news, gun politics, guns, joe biden, second amendment, stephen gutowski, supreme court

    Host Stephen Gutowski and guest Charles Cooke talk about the prospects for "Constitutional carry" in Florida and Ketanji Brown Jackson's view of the Second Amendment.

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    Erick Erickson on how Guns Might Decide the Georgia Governor's Race

    March 28th, 2022  |  1 hr 6 mins
    brian kemp, constitutional carry, david perdue, erick erickson, georgia, gun news, gun politics, guns, ketanji brown jackson, nra, permitless carry, second amendment, stacey abrams

    Host Stephen Gutowski and guest Erick Erickson discuss how gun politics will play a major role in the upcoming Georgia gubernatorial election.

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    Interviewing the Lawyer Who Dismantled America's Stun-Gun Bans

    March 22nd, 2022  |  1 hr 13 mins

    Host Stephen Gutowski and guest Alan Beck talk about how the landmark Heller decision led to the end of stun-gun bans.

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    Reload Members Q&A

    March 14th, 2022  |  1 hr 6 mins
    2nd amendment, gun news, gun politics, guns, jake fogleman, nra, second amendment, stephen gutowski, supreme court, ukraine

    Reload Founder Stephen Gutowski and Contributing Writer Jake Fogleman answer questions from Reload members on a wide range of gun topics.