Tagged - Guns

Takeaways from the DPS forum

In case you missed it, and have not yet found two hours to go through the CT Facebook Live recording, here are our bitesize highlights.

MSAB finds DPS forum lacking

They blamed the administration for a limiting format as well as unsatisfactory responses.

UR announces ad hoc committee for gun proposal

If passed, the proposal, initially presented in an Oct. 22 SA Senate meeting, would see the creation of two armed Public Safety officers on the River Campus and one at the Eastman School of Music. It has since been met with opposition from students and student groups.

MSAB in mass email: Armed proposal ‘endangers many’

The Minority Students’ Association Board (MSAB) is pushing back against Public Safety’s proposal to arm two supervising officers on the River Campus.

DPS proposes expanding armed officer program to River, Eastman campuses

DPS is proposing to station two armed supervising officers on mobile patrol at the River Campus and one at Eastman.

Gun Control Worked

In my state, California, we have some of the toughest gun regulations as well as an assault rifle ban, effective from earlier this year, that prevents the sale of assault rifles. Did our state legislation fail us?

Conference seeks to understand guns and their culture

Mariner hoped the conference would add more nuance to the conversation around guns in America and “deepen our understanding beyond right and left, white and black, innocent and guilty.”

A sober look at mass shootings

Gun control has been in the news for the last few weeks because of the Parkland shooting, but there’s been a lack of critical analysis on what gun control would and wouldn’t accomplish, and what would really need to be done to stop mass shootings.

GOP says: Ban schools

This past Friday, GOP lawmakers announced a party-wide initiative to end school shootings by banning schools.

Gun control debate finds common ground

Despite the differences between the two sides, the teams were able to find common ground on several issues, including a ban on bump stocks, funding more studies into the effectiveness of gun control, and improving background checks.