I spoke to Murphy, now in his second term in Washington, for "Salon Talks" about his work to reduce gun violence in our nation.
Murphy also wasn't timid in discussing what's fueling gun violence: the sheer number of guns in the United States.
You can't walk out of a gun store with an AR-15 any longer if you're under 21.
A group of us went out to the National Criminal Background Check system a couple of weeks ago, Republicans and Democrats, and got a briefing.
We have a Supreme Court that, in the Bruen case, seems to make it difficult if not impossible to enact legislation to save lives from gun violence.
You tweeted something really provocative, saying that we have to address the massive explosion of guns in order to deal with gun violence.
But every day children die by gun violence, and I hear zero concern from them about this. »