TV-MA | Tubi | 51 min
Released in April of 2015

SUMMARY: Trigger: The Ripple Effect of Gun Violence narrates the personal stories of trauma physicians, police, and shooting survivors of all ages, genders, and races as they grapple with the effects of gun violence from the West Coast to the East Coast.

KEY QUOTES: “When you hear about that person on page eight that has been shot, it’s background noise. So many people look past that or don’t hear it or feel it, but as a survivor of gun violence, you can’t help but feel for the entire community and the entire web of people that are touched by that individual.”

DIG DEEPER: We curated four guided learning paths on guns and gun violence to help you learn about the subject through a distinct Christian lens.



Our latest curated resources on guns/gun violence:

MOVIE: Beating Guns

Based on the book (which we also recommend) with the same name Beating Guns centers on RAW tools founder Michael Martin and activist Shane Claiborne and their 2018 protest that attempted to deliver a garden tool to Pennsylvania senator Pat Toomey in hopes of him supporting legislation to ban assault rifles.

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MOVIE: The Armor of Light

One is a minister and one is a mother. Both are Christians. The Armor of Light chronicles the journey of pastor Rob Schenck and mother Lucy McBath from being silent about gun violence to devoting their lives to talking about gun violence within and outside of the church.

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MOVIE: 91%

91% of Americans support universal background checks on all gun sales, so why did a 2013 bipartisan bill with presidential support fail in the U.S. Senate? How come universal background check bills in 2015 and 2016 failed as well? 91% examines the influence and tactics the NRA uses in American politics to block universal background check measures and other gun reform laws.

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