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Gun Violence: Blaming the Mentally Ill

Tweet“‘People who have mental health issues should not have guns,’ Mr. Cuomo told reporters. ‘They could hurt themselves, they could hurt other people.’” (NYTimes.com 1/15/2013) True. Anyone with a gun could hurt themselves or other people. While I am hardily in favor of restricting the sale of lethal weapons, I am concerned that statements such [...]
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The Kids Aren’t Alright

Tweet A SYTYCB Entry I remember listening to “I Want It That Way” the minute news of Columbine broke. I’ll forever associate the song with that deep confusion, sadness, and desire to know why? that went through my 4th grade mind. I was in 7th grade when a few 8th graders threatened to bring guns [...]
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Why Guns Won’t Make a Campus SAFER

Tweet Because I did not grow up in a culture that valued gun-ownership, it’s EXTREMELY hard for me to wrap my mind around why anyone would think a bill allowing students and professors to carry concealed handguns on college and university campuses would be a good idea. But that is the bill that is set [...]
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