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Thoughts and Prayers and Gun Legislation

Thoughts and Prayers and Gun Legislation

Grant Williams

March 8, 2019

“American Exceptionalism” in the gun control debate is tantamount to American naïveté and narcissism. When most every other highly developed nation has considerable legislation to curb gun violence, yet our Congress cannot even agree to make AR-15 regulations match handgun regulations—allow...

Top 5: Opinions Section

Mia Irvin, Editor-in-Chief

May 22, 2018

2018 has been an intense school year. The headlines were dominated by a new controversial event daily, which means debates were heated and issues were divisive. But throughout all this chaos, people united under common opinions and found solace in one another’s understanding. The Precedent has compiled a list of our top op...

It’s time to fund equal opportunities, not guns

It’s time to fund equal opportunities, not guns

India Buckner, Staff Reporter

March 6, 2018

Students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School woke up on Valentine’s Day expecting a day full of love and heart-shaped candies; instead they got fearing for their lives and bullets. During the last class of the day, a former student pulled the fire alarm and began his rampage of hate and terror...

Unsigned: What will it take for change in gun-related violence?

Mia Irvin and Lauren Fountain

March 6, 2018

18 times this year a gun has been discharged on a school campus. 18 times, lives were put at risk whether the gun’s presence was an accident or intentional. But 18 does not include the amount of times guns made headlines this year. 30 is the amount of times that a gun has been used as a device to en...

School Shootings have desensitized America

School Shootings have desensitized America

Kendall MacGregor, Staff Reporter

March 4, 2016

On an April morning in 1999, the world changed. Columbine High School endured a school shooting that shocked America. This incident astounded the entire nation and caused a widespread feeling of panic and sorrow. Like Pearl Harbor or 9/11, it was such a shocking event that people remember exactly where ...

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