Who’s Persuadable, Firearm Arsenals, Cybersecurity Grants and More

Posted on June 15, 2022

Firearms Arsenal Disclosure Act: Hundreds of thousands of people own huge arsenals of firearms without any disclosure or regulation. The Firearms Arsenal Disclosure Act requires individuals to disclose to law enforcement when they personally own an unusually large number of firearms and/or ammunition, and applies to them the recordkeeping, safe storage and other requirements that apply to licensed firearms dealers.

Who’s persuadable in 2022? When we talk about message framing, we’re aiming at a fairly narrow target because most Americans, both on the right and left, are not persuadable. Who is persuadable and what do they need to hear? Read the latest IdeaLog, our blog intended to raise eyebrows and engage minds.

How to write a graduation speech, with help from Obama’s former speechwriter: Former White House speechwriter Sarada Peri provides tips and memories in this humorous NPR “Wait, wait…don’t tell me” podcast.

Why do Democrats suck at messaging? Former Obama communications director Dan Pfeiffer has a new book, Battling the Big Lie, with this except in Vanity Fair.

State, Local Governments Anxiously Await Cybersecurity Grants: The federal infrastructure law allocated $1 billion for cybersecurity and $200 million is expected to become available soon. Governing Magazine explains what’s going on and suggests what your state or locality should do.

Voicing Our Values Pocket Guide: PLI offers a small guide that provides model narratives across twelve types of issues. To view it as a PDF, click here.