Tag: Gun Control

CEOs urge Senate to enforce gun regulation

Photo courtesy of Offspring 18 87, Wikipedia CEOs from 145 U.S. companies sent a letter on Sept. 12 to Senate urging them to expand background checks and enforce stronger “red flag” laws. Sponsors included the CEOs of Uber, Reddit, Levi Strauss & Co. and Airbnb.  The signatories point to the […]

Tree of Life tragedy focuses need for gun control

Photo courtesy of AugustasDidzgalviz, Wikipedia On Oct. 27, a gunman went into Tree of Life – Or L’Simcha Congregation, a synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, killing 11 people and wounding six others. During the attack, he was heard screaming anti-Semitic slurs and saying "Jews must die." Now, the gun control debate […]

Congress needs to address gun control problem now

Graphic courtesy of Wikipedia With the latest mass shooting taking place in Sutherland Springs, Texas, it is important now more than ever to discuss the problem with domestic abusers owning firearms. As is the case with other mass shootings, the gun lobbyists are quick to express their sympathy and offer […]

Gun control should not just be up for discussion

Photo courtesy of Mariordo (Mario Roberto Durán Ortiz), Wikipedia Last weekend’s mass shooting in Las Vegas was yet another gun tragedy in this country. Each new shooting is seemingly labeled the ‘worst shooting in U.S. history,’ and it is reasonable to wonder what it will have to take place before gun […]

Students Should Get Involved to Change Gun Laws

The mass-shooting index from the National Gun Violence Archive reads like a calendar. Most of these shootings will never make national news or spark national and international outrage. We are horror struck and left asking: how could this happen? Then there are calls for stricter gun control, which seem to […]

Clinton’s Policy Allows Legal Guns for Upright Civilians

Photo courtesy of Augustas Didžgalvis, Wikipedia The proliferation of firearms in the United States arms both law abiding citizens and criminals/dangerous vigilantes. American vigilantes intend to facilitate the capturing or subduing of criminals, but an environment that encourages private citizens to act as a law enforcer is a dangerous one. […]