Tag Archives: Gun Laws

Gun Control: Preserve our Future Generation instead of Past Amendments

By Kimberly Edwards
Writer, Contributor

Shrieks. Racing thoughts. Anxiety gushing through acidic veins. The faint beating of faltering hearts. That’s the ambiance of the classroom when a deadly shooting starts. Kids, children, teenagers all eager to learn and get to that point in their life where they hold a degree, are racing through hallways, searching for shelter, shrinking down to their knees, kissing the floor while trying to breathe lightly, light-headed and almost unable to breathe. Waiting for a shooter to finish playing god. It’s difficult to imagine the horror of being trapped in a facility and to hold this constant fear daily that at any time during a school day a classmate could become a shooter, or an outsider may walk in with heavy artillery like an AR-15 and attempt to annihilate everyone in sight. Authorities need to realize is that in order to eliminate these mass school shootings they must tighten gun control legislation, improve school security measures and practices, and lessen the NRA’s power over politicians. Continue reading Gun Control: Preserve our Future Generation instead of Past Amendments


Gun Control: Correction Starts in School

By Iesha Westmoreland
Writer, Contributor 

When I see the breaking news of all these mass school shooting, I am reminded of my days at school. We had bullies like any other generation, but this is crazy. Bullying taken to a whole new frightening level. When did students become so demonic? The level of hate and conviction to risking the lives of the innocent is disgusting. Continue reading Gun Control: Correction Starts in School

Gun Control: Fight Fire with Fire

By Brooklyn Brown
Writer, Contributor

Obviously, this is totally a touchy subject, and people really don’t know what side of the fence they belong on. In this case, I gravitate towards the side that is considered the protectors. I totally agree with having the license to carry a concealed weapon. However, as society grapples with the specter of more mass shootings, many will say there’s only one solution: get rid of the guns. Never mind such an approach is what led to much of this violence in the first place. Without an effective, immediate way to answer such destruction, it has continued. Continue reading Gun Control: Fight Fire with Fire