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“A letter to those against gun control, from someone who promotes it…”

Alyssa Mursch, News Editor

June 23, 2016

Before I even get into what gun control is, I'd like to clearly state what gun control is not. Gun control is not banning all guns. Gun control is not taking away your protection. Gun control is not making it utterly impossible...

Civility, respect are both necessary for gun-related progressions

Bill Thomas, A&E Editor

January 29, 2013

“A well regulated militia being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed.” That is the actual text of the Second Amendment of the United States Constitution. While it seems straightforward enough, it’...

Understanding circumstances in which guns are used is crucial

Anne Yoskoski, Ad Manager

January 29, 2013

Recently gun control has been a hot issue in America. While I fully understand the gravity of recent events such as the Newtown shooting, I think that banning guns is an unnecessary, unreliable, and unconstitutional step to...

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