Most massive acts of violence are perpetrated by fatherless men. It is the lack of male role models, not the abundance of guns, that is causing massacres.
Tag: gun control
Mass shootings aren’t going to stop but maybe we can try the easiest solution.
I made a rookie mistake last week. As I sat at my kitchen table eating dinner, I absentmindedly went through the social media apps on my phone until I ended up on Facebook. Here I saw a post from a friend of a friend of a friend (let’s be clear[Read More…]
Long Beach joined the nation in the March for Our Lives event Saturday, as thousands gathered in Bixby Park to rally against gun violence. The national protest was inspired by the Parkland, Florida shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School, one of many mass shootings over the last few years. The[Read More…]
Growing up in the U.S., we all learn about the Constitution and the 27 Amendments that make up the laws of our country. Many have caused controversy over the years, with the Second Amendment being the target of scrutiny as mass shootings become more prevalent across the nation. While wanting[Read More…]
Since the Feb. 14 shooting at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, both sides of the aisle have dug into their respective corners, calling for legislative changes. The national conversation has trotted out the usual talking points: mental health, various bans on various weapons and violent video[Read More…]
The White House hosted a press conference last week in response to the school shooting in Florida, which left 17 people dead. While the event was supposed to focus on gun violence, President Donald Trump stated that he wanted to do “something” about violence in video games. “I’m hearing more[Read More…]
In response to the rising amount of school shootings across the country, high schoolers have begun to speak out in favor of stricter gun laws. Cal State Long Beach, a left-leaning campus on issues like immigration and police brutality, has done rather little to aid high school’s like Parkland in[Read More…]
Several mass shootings have occurred lately. Most recently, 27 people were killed and 20 were injured at a church in Texas. President Donald Trump and gun ownership supporters argue that the shooting epidemic lies in people with mental illness, not the firearms themselves. Frequent gun violence occurs because society is[Read More…]
Following the aftermath of the deadliest shooting in modern history in Las Vegas Oct. 1, concerns about gun control and mass shootings have resurfaced — especially on college campuses. “I think it’s safe for me to say that people are a little paranoid these days, and I don’t blame them,”[Read More…]