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OPINION: Will Parkland be the catalyst to finally put a ‘safety lock’ on loose gun regulations?

OPINION: Will Parkland be the catalyst to finally put a 'safety lock' on loose gun regulations?

Amanda Hagy, Contributing Writer

March 3, 2018

According to reports done by ABC15 in Arizona, in 2018 there has been a total of 34 mass shootings thus far. More specifically there has been 18 school shootings with the most recent one occurring in Parkland, Florida. Outcry and questions have been repeatedly raised, with no solid response or solutions ...

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...

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