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TED Talks: Season 2016

2016x62 Dan Gross: Why Gun Violence Can't Be Our New Normal

  • 2016-03-29T05:00:00+01:00 on YouTube
  • 15 mins
  • United States
  • Documentary, Special Interest

It doesn't matter whether you love or hate guns; it's obvious that the US would be a safer place if there weren't thousands of them sold every day without background checks. Dan Gross, president of the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, makes a passionate, personal appeal for something that more than 90 percent of Americans want: background checks for all gun sales. 'For every great movement around the world, there's a moment where you can look back and say, 'That's when things really started to change,'' Gross says. 'For the movement to end gun violence in America, that moment is here.'