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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: Remove or Heavily Regulate

By Deke Lloyd
Writer, Contributor 

Mass shootings have become a dangerously common in today’s society; and it’s happened again. The tragedy that happened in Parkland, Florida has “mass shootings” back in the news. Everyone is looking for the quick fix but this won’t be the last mass shooting in America, it won’t even be the last one this year. So, is there a solution?   Continue reading Gun Control: Remove or Heavily Regulate

Gun Control: Mental Health is Real

By Kevin Thomas
Writer, Contributor 

School shootings are becoming more and more common.  Lives are lost, tears are shed, and the media is left repeating the same phrases: that the event is a tragedy; it should have been avoided, thoughts and prayers, etc.  Many media outlets blame the NRA, with some even suggesting the second amendment be abolished (which would cause more harm than good). It seems to me that a more obvious element is being ignored: mental health. Continue reading Gun Control: Mental Health is Real