The Seahawk

The current laws surrounding guns in churches

Flickr user wiz722 captured this sign indicated legal carrying of guns in Harris, Texas in 2011.

Valerie Keys, Contributing Writer

November 15, 2017

Within the last three months, the United States has suffered from a series of mass shootings that have changed the way many Americans are now looking at gun control. On Nov. 5, 26-year-old Devin Patrick Kelley opened fire on First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, killing 25.   Throughout the country, the event—in conj...

Mass shooting at Texas church kills 26

Investigators work at the scene of a mass shooting at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas on Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017. (Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman/TNS)

Tyler Newman, Staff Writer

November 7, 2017

The community of Sutherland Springs, Texas is now the site of the most recent American mass shooting after a gunman opened fire in a Baptist church. Sutherland Springs – located in Wilson County – just 30 miles southeast of San Antonio, is home to First Baptist Church, the reported target of the...

Political Perspectives: Enough is enough, gun control

Political perspectives is a column that focuses on providing different opinions on important political issues from UNCW students.

Kristen Rodriguez, Contributing Writer

October 20, 2017

Editor’s Note: Kristen Rodriguez is a freshman at UNCW majoring in Political Science with a minor in International Relations. Kristen is a contributing writer for The Seahawk and writes many of the pieces featured in Political Perspectives. All opinions expressed in this article are solely those of ...

The news site of UNC Wilmington
gun laws