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NRA plays significant role in blocking legislation

Cartoon By Christopher Perez/Guilfordian

Hannah Shoemaker, News Editor

October 27, 2017

“Guns don’t kill people, people kill people.” For years the National Rifle Association has been operating under this slogan, using its political power to propel into law regulations that strengthen the rights of gun-permit holders, while blocking those that don’t. I believe the NRA is a significant...

Newtown vs. Congress: Preventing the next massacre through gun control

Shelby Smith, Staff Writer

April 26, 2013

One gunman. 28 dead. Two injured. Countless loved ones of the victims. One failed piece of gun legislation. Now, an indefinite number of spree killings will not be prevented. Most Americans know exactly where they were on Dec. 14, 2012, when they first heard news of the Sandy Hook Elementary...

J-Term: what you might have missed

Anthony Harrison, Staff Writer

February 8, 2013

Sandy Hook Elementary School Shooting December 14, 2012 On Dec. 14, 2012, Adam Lanza entered Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. and gunned down 20 children and six adults with a semi-automatic assault rifle before shooting and killing himself. Lanza, who was diagnosed with a develo...