On a red hot-button episode of After Hours AM/The Criminal Code — True Crime with hosts Joel Sturgis, Eric Olsen— we step into the minefield of guns in America with noted science and health journalist Melinda Wenner Moyer, writer of two recent important articles on the subject in Scientific American. We talk with Melinda Top of hour 2; at Hour 1 Joel and Eric review the week’s freakiest true crime stories.
Noted science and health writer Melinda Wenner Moyer has written two recent important and controversial articles in Scientific American on guns in America as public health issue. Of course the articles are controversial! Gun violence is arguably America’s most heated hot-button topic. Moyer’s articles, “Journey to Gunland,” of which Scientific American changed the title to the much more prosaic, “More Guns Do Not Stop More Crimes, Evidence Shows“.