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Gun violence: an SA epidemic

Gun violence: an SA epidemic

Cheyenne Morton, Contributing Writer

January 28, 2020

With another shooting taking headline news in San Antonio this past week, Americans across the nation are left to reflect on just how often gun violence takes place in our country. We’ve grown so accustomed to the violence and the killings. When another shooting is broadcasted, our life progresses as...

Mandatory buybacks are not the answer

Photo by Lindsey Thomas

Breahna Luera

October 16, 2019

One of America’s most pressing issues today is gun violence. People from all political parties have their own ideas of how to stop gun violence — mass shootings in particular. Presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke has proposed a ban on assault weapons, a mandatory buyback on said banned weapons...

Everyone has a stake in the gun debate

gun debate

Editorial Board

February 21, 2018

The action high school students—particularly those most affected by the gun violence—have undertaken brought a glimmer of hope in recent coverage of the Parkland shooting. Students, including Emma Gonzalez, have spoken passionately about gun reform, and their actions have appeared on various news...

This is protest

Vigil held in Las Vegas to concert shooting victims. Photo Courtesy of Wikipedia Commons

Ben Shirani

October 25, 2017

A few weeks after the tragic shooting in Las Vegas, where over 50 people died at the hands of gun violence, The Paisano printed a front page article that included the following statement: “While some view violence as chaotic, it is a tool of the protestor used when deemed necessary. There is a pla...