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March For Your Life
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March For Your Life

By KRISHAN PATEL Copy Editor Get up now and march for your life, For there’s more funeral invitations to send. There is no end in sight to the strife, The next shooting’s always round the bend. It’s caused American families to be wrecked. Congress refuses to pass a solution. Most want universal background checks, But...

The War on Police Officers
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The War on Police Officers

By SEAN LEE Staff Writer A police officer is dispatched to look for an armed suicidal man in the area. Eleven days ago, fourteen officers were shot in Dallas, and five of them died after being shot by an African American assailant. Just yesterday, six other officers were shot in Baton Rouge, and three of...

Gun Control Laws: Restricting Liberty or Ensuring Safety?
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Gun Control Laws: Restricting Liberty or Ensuring Safety?

BY DILRUBA ASICI Staff Writer Gun control has been an issue in the United States since the establishment of the Second Amendment, which protects citizens’ right to bear arms. With balanced gun control laws, shooting sprees would likely decrease in numbers due to the lack of weapons in the wrong hands. Recently, California Governor Jerry...

Executive action aims to further gun control
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Executive action aims to further gun control

By ARIANA APOSTOL Staff Writer The topic of gun control has recently reached an important turning point as President Obama announced plans to use executive action to increase background checks before prospective gun owners can purchase these deadly weapons. Unsurprisingly, however, pushback from pro-gun Republicans in Congress may impede any actions taken to increase the...