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The Second Amendment has been highly debated with New Jersey’s gun control laws as an example of stopping gun violence.

Jumping the gun in Second Amendment debates

Joseph Wicke January 28, 2022

Gun control is one of the most highly debated topics in contemporary American politics. According to the website for New Jersey Criminal Defense Attorneys, gun laws are more restrictive here than in...

The U.S. is one of three countries that endorses an inherent right for citizens to own guns.

The US leads in gun deaths, lags in gun control

Isabella Antoon May 4, 2018

Under the Second Amendment of the Constitution, “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.” Citizens...

The National School Walkout was one of several ways in which students fought for stricter gun control laws.

Tragedies prompt students to take action on and offline

Kaitlyn Delaney May 4, 2018

In wake of recent nationwide tragedy, many Americans push for reform. In the fight for gun control, young Americans head the movement. “With thoughtful tweets about gun control, a fearlessness for taking...

Americans ask: do teachers need guns in the classroom?

Americans ask: do teachers need guns in the classroom?

Meredith Prud'homme May 4, 2018

Just turn on the television or listen to the radio and you are bound to hear dozens of news stories pertaining to gun violence. With the dangerous threats of the modern world come a need for self defense...

The NRA and the 2nd Amendment cause controversy

The NRA and the 2nd Amendment cause controversy

Hannah Arbeitel and Alexis Colucci May 4, 2018

Since its addition to the Bill of Rights, Americans continue to debate the interpretation of the Second Amendment, with different organizations taking different stances. As an organization with a stance,...

Image from the March on Washington for Gun Control in 2013.

Gun control: sounds good, doesn’t work

Will Dean May 4, 2018

With each mass shooting comes the inevitable public discussion on the topic of guns. Should they be banned outright? What about only banning so-called “assault weapons”? Is the National Rifle Association...

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