Tagged - Guns

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.

Lessons from the DPS gun decision: Listen to minority students

University President Joel Seligman’s decision to arm 42 Department of Public Safety (DPS) officers is a disappointing one.

Review board considers body cameras for armed officers

Seligman accepted in full the UR Security Commission’s recommendation to arm officers two Thursdays ago.

Reject the gun recommendation

Seligman should certainly not accept the recommendation as it now stands, and it must be subjected to careful fact-checking if he is to consider it at all.

Security Commission recommends arming select DPS officers

University President Joel Seligman stressed in a Thursday email to all students, faculty, and staff that no decision would be made without community input.

Commission makes preliminary recommendation for limited guns at Med Center

A University commission has made a preliminary recommendation to arm a handful of Public Safety officers at the Medical Center, though it will neither be considered nor publicized by UR until the fall semester.

A call for decorum in the DPS gun debate

These people are not stupid. They are not out to bilk students out of their money, to make them feel unsafe, or to operate in secrecy in order to sneak possibly objectionable measures under their noses.
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Should Public Safety have guns?

For many vocal students, the answer is no.