In fixing America’s gun problem, many have turned to increasing both the number of and the intensity of background checks as a solution to mass shootings. Thom Hartmann discusses.

Thom is a four-time Project Censored-award-winning, New York Times best-selling author. His national daily progressive radio talk show is distributed to radio stations nationwide by Westwood One, Pacifica, and Free Speech TV. More people listen daily to the Thom Hartmann Program than any other progressive talk show in the nation.