Reviewing Nineteen Minutes

Jodi Picoult’s Nineteen Minutes is an emotional, educational thriller. In addressing the tragedy of mass shootings at school, Picoult does a great job illustrating the experiences of many sides of the tragedy, while showing how each major player got to where they were when it happened. The way she goes between the present, the day… Continue reading Reviewing Nineteen Minutes

I will Never Face it

The verdict for this episode is: I don’t care. https://media.blubrry.com/jonathansimeonepodcast/content.blubrry.com/jonathansimeonepodcast/I_don_t_care.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 5:30 — 2.5MB) | Embedsubscribe to my podcast Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | TuneIn | RSS | Subscribe to Jonathan’s Verdicts

Abortion and the Second Amendment

Sadly, the big story of the day is yet another mass shooting. As I write, we know a 46-year-old white man (I won’t write his name) with a long history of antisemitic posting online shot at least 12 people in a Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania synagogue.Currently, reports are saying four of the 12 victims have died. Six… Continue reading Abortion and the Second Amendment

It’s Guns Stupid!

The verdict for this episode is: dozens of other countries have violent video games. https://media.blubrry.com/jonathansimeonepodcast/content.blubrry.com/jonathansimeonepodcast/It_s_Guns_Stupid.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:12 — 1.5MB) | Embedsubscribe to my podcast Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | TuneIn | RSS | Subscribe to Jonathan’s Verdicts

Are You Willing to Have Your Child Shot?

The verdict for this episode is: arming teachers only makes sense if you’re willing to have your child shot. https://media.blubrry.com/jonathansimeonepodcast/https://content.blubrry.com/jonathansimeonepodcast/2018-02-18_07_10.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:33 — 728.2KB) | Embedsubscribe to my podcast Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | TuneIn | RSS | Subscribe to Jonathan’s Verdicts

Guns and Law Abiding Citizens

The verdict for this episode is: everyone is a law abiding citizen–until they aren’t. https://media.blubrry.com/jonathansimeonepodcast/content.blubrry.com/jonathansimeonepodcast/Guns_and_law_abiding.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:15 — 1.5MB) | Embedsubscribe to my podcast Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | TuneIn | RSS | Subscribe to Jonathan’s Verdicts

The Place of Guns In America

In episode 002 of Jonathan’s Verdicts, I demonstrate why America needs a complete gun ban. https://media.blubrry.com/jonathansimeonepodcast/content.blubrry.com/jonathansimeonepodcast/The_Place_of_Guns_in_America.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 11:04 — 5.1MB) | Embedsubscribe to my podcast Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | TuneIn | RSS | Subscribe to Jonathan’s Verdicts

Mass Shootings in America

Several factors make it difficult to get a handle on the number and frequency of mass shootings in America. Mass shootings that occurred before the advent of the Internet are difficult to track. Also, different researchers use different definitions of what constitutes a mass shooting.