The Hellcat; NAAGA Conference; Failures in Parkland - This Week on Tom Gresham’s Gun Talk

A micro-compact with max capacity, an inaugural conference for a gun rights group, a new book that exposes a laundry list of stop-gaps that allowed for the murders at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, and more, this week on Tom Gresham's Gun Talk® Radio, the original nationally-syndicated talk show about guns and the shooting sports.

After two years of product development, Springfield Armory released their newest firearm this week – the Hellcat - and the highest capacity micro-compact out right now. Team Springfield’s Rob Leatham talks with Tom about the Hellcat this Sunday. Gun Talk also took a first look at the new gun, and a trip to the range:

Philip Smith, President of the National African American Gun Association, visits with Tom this week about their inaugural conference in Atlanta next August, the call for volunteers, and what attendees can expect. Find out more by talking with your local chapter, or at

Also talking with Tom this week is Andrew Pollack, whose daughter Meadow was murdered in the attack on Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in February of 2018. After their daughter’s death, Andrew sought answers about the attack and the attacker, and not only wrote a book on the atrocities he discovered about the failures of the school system and Broward County law enforcement training, but also created a group with his wife Julie to address the security and policy issues in schools across America. Find his book “Why Meadow Died:” The People and Policies That Created The Parkland Shooter and Endanger America’s Students” at, and see what their group Americans for Class can do for your school system at

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