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Addressing Gun Violence in New Mexico

march for our lives

March 30, 2018 – The student-led March For Our Lives event in Albuquerque last week drew thousands of people out into the streets and to Tiguex Park near Old Town. But student organizers says it is only the first step in their efforts to address gun violence here in New Mexico.

Producer Sarah Gustavus sat down this week with four organizers to talk about why the issue of gun violence is important to them and what they plan to do next.

Guests:

Riazullah Alkozai, senior at Highland High School
Zoe Craft, sophomore at La Cueva High School
Blair Dixon, freshman at UNM
Jonathon Juarez-Alonzo, sophomore at Native American Community Academy (NACA)

The Line: Governor Martinez On Crime In New Mexico

State of the State 2018

January 19, 2018 – The Line opinion panelists continue their look at Governor Martinez’ State of the State address, with a focus on her points about crime and public safety. During her speech, the Governor introduced a police officer whose badge stopped a bullet fired from the gun of a career criminal recently bonded out by a judge. Gene Grant and the Line look at the Governor’s legacy in matters not only of crime, but also of punishment.

Line Panelists:
Merritt Allen, Vox Optima LLC
Dan Foley, former House minority whip
Sophie Martin, attorney
Harry Van Buren, professor in UNM Anderson School of Management