Tag: gun violence

School shooter sentenced too leniently for some

On Valentine’s Day 2018, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School was the scene of a brutal school shooting that killed 14 students, three staff members and injured another 17. Earlier this month, the terrible person behind the attack, 24-year-old Nikolas Cruz, was sentenced to a life in prison after “a Florida […]

Biden Admin ignores main cause of gun violence

America is no stranger to gun violence. With schools practicing lockdown drills, discussions of teachers carrying guns and more security roaming the halls, this fear is always on our minds. But why do we put the responsibility of protection on the schools rather than the source of the guns? This […]

Concerns about violence in “Joker” is unnecessary

Photo courtsey of Hersson Piratoba, Flickr The media seems to be getting crazier out there with all the hysteria surrounding “Joker”. Before this movie was even released, people frantically jumped on social media preaching how this movie was dangerous to society and will inspire mass shootings. After seeing “Joker” on […]

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 […]

School walkout gives students a platform to protest

Photo courtesy of Lorie Shaull, Wikipedia Columbine high school, Columbine, Colorado: 15 dead, 24 injured. Sandy Hook Elementary, Newtown, Connecticut: 28 dead. San Bernardino, California: 14 dead, 22 injured. Orlando, Florida: 50 dead, 48 injured. Las Vegas, Nevada: 59 dead, 527 injured. Parkland, Florida: 17 dead, 14 injured. Again and […]

U.S. school shootings continue to run rampant

Photo courtesy of Formulanone, Wikipedia Throughout the first month of 2018, there have been over 11 school shootings and related incidents, including accidental firing, self-inflicted injury and harmful intent. CNN reported that sixteen people were wounded, two of them fatally, after a shooter opened fire at a high school in […]