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Arming Teachers Will Prevent Further Tragedy

Arming Teachers Will Prevent Further Tragedy

Brandon Schnurr, Web Editor

April 19, 2018

Currently, the legislation to arm teachers is underway in Michigan. The House Representative from Michigan working on it, Jim Runestad, R-White Lake, has been brainstorming ideas on the topic with a group of other officials and representatives. He is attempting to maintain a balance between the safe...

Arming Teachers is a Recipe for Disaster

Arming Teachers is a Recipe for Disaster

Gaia Bogan

April 19, 2018

On March 13th, 2018 a gun trained teacher in California accidentally discharged a weapon at the ceiling during a gun safety class. As a result, debris and bullet fragments ricocheted and minorly injured a 17 year old student. This incident occurred less than a month after the shooting at Marjory Stonem...

18 Isn’t a Safe Age to Own a Gun

18 Isn’t a Safe Age to Own a Gun

Lilly MacInnis, Photo Editor

March 30, 2018

At 18 years old, the teenager’s prefrontal cortex, the part of the brain which regulates impulse control, is about halfway developed. That means that until you are about 25, you are more likely to make rash decisions with limited knowledge. But you are considered an adult at eighteen and given eve...

California’s Gun Law Creates Contempt and Doubt

Josh Hentowski

June 17, 2017

Guest Writer Josh Hentkowski Do you chop down a tree because of one bad apple? California’s gun laws have been known to be strict and decisive, but on November 8, 2016, the state of California voted on Proposition 63. This proposition expanded the idea of gun control; placing limitations on types of guns and ...

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