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Teachers Should Carry Guns

Teachers Should Carry Guns

Alex Hull

June 7, 2017


Filed under Gun Control, Opinion

Gun control is getting to be an issue.  There are so many new laws: how is a gun collector supposed to remember them all? Yes, gun control is there for the people's safety, but why do we need so many?  Some of the laws are only seven in a clip, no assault rifles, and background checks in ammunition...

Gun Control, Should it be Tightened or Loosened?

Gun Control, Should it be Tightened or Loosened?

Nate Hill

June 2, 2017


Filed under Gun Control, Opinion

According to  The Washington Times article, “Gun Crime Gallery,” “in 2013, a shooter opened fire at Prince Middle School in Atlanta, Georgia. However, after wounding only one student, the suspect was disarmed by an armed guard who was stationed at the school.”  A mass school shooting could have h...

No More Restrictions to 2nd Amendment

No More Restrictions to 2nd Amendment

Rylea Comstock

June 2, 2017


Filed under Gun Control, Opinion

For years the US has had an ongoing debate: whether there should more restrictions on the ownership of guns.  Granted, there has been an increase in school shootings, but the kind of people taking on those mass shootings needs to be taken into consideration. Gun control isn’t the answer to decreasin...

The Right to Bear Arms

The Right to Bear Arms

Will Owens

June 2, 2017


Filed under Gun Control, Opinion

In 1776, the American revolution ended with the patriots creating the Declaration of Independence and the Bill of Rights with the original ten amendments, the second amendment stating that “A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and...

The Second Amendment

The Second Amendment

Travis Hale

June 2, 2017


Filed under Gun Control, Opinion

“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.” You may have heard this before, and it’s a good thing if you have. This is the second amendment to our Constitution in the United States of America...

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