Gun violence; Overdose Awareness Day; weekend events; 904 Day
After three people were shot to death at Dollar General in Jacksonville, many community members are demanding stricter gun legislation. However, some argue that guns are not the problem.
Eric Friday, a trial attorney specializing in constitutional law, with expertise in the areas of firearms law and Second Amendment rights, joins the conversation. He is a registered lobbyist and lead counsel for Florida Carry Inc.
Overdose Awareness Day
Today is International Overdose Awareness Day, a day to bring attention to the opioid crisis and recognize the friends and families who have lost loved ones to drug addiction.
Dr. Lantie Jorandby, chief medical officer of Lakeview Health Addiction Treatment and Recovery, gives us more details about this epidemic and ways to reduce overdose deaths.
Yaya Cardona of Cre8Jax stops in to give us this week’s most anticipated local events. From festivals to art showings, she’s got you covered.
904 Day WJCT Pledge Drive
Sept. 4th is the day we commemorate all things Duval. What better way to celebrate than to support Jacksonville’s community-owned public media station?
David McGowan, president and CEO of WJCT Public Media, gives a rundown of all the ways you can support WJCT.