Within a week after the mass shootings that killed 49 in two New Zealand Mosques last month, New Zealand’s government changed the gun laws to prevent something like this from happening again.
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The Marjorie Stoneman Douglas school shooter had taken the lives of 17 students, faculty and staff members on Feb. 14, 2018.
State Sen. Anthony Portantino, D-La Cañada Flintridge, and advocates for gun control spoke on the existing gun laws in California and addressed current gun violence issues during an open event at Pomona College Sunday, co-hosted by the local League of Women Voters-Mount Baldy chapter and the Pomona College Politics Department.
A bill is advancing toward the Assembly floor that would put one armed officer at every school campus in California, at the state’s expense.
In the wake of the shooting in Parkland, Florida, two weeks ago, many of the students who attend Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School are speaking out on how gun control laws must be reformed to avoid such tragedies in the future.
The mass shooting at the Route 91 Harvest Music Festival in Las Vegas, which killed 58 people and injured 489, has once again sparked heated debate on gun control laws. In response, right wing figures have told people to not “politicize tragedy.”
Twelve propositions that passed on California’s ballot for 2016 included legislation on education, plastic bags, marijuana, tobacco, criminal justice and taxation.
In this age of ultra-divisive politics, gun rights has become an issue which evokes an emotional response (“Students support Second Amendment Rights,” Oct. 7).
In an informal gun control survey of 13 students at the University of La Verne, 11 students strongly believed in the Second Amendment right while two believed there should be stricter regulations.
The gun debate continues to grow louder. Guns are now popping up in even more places they should not be, such as churches, children’s books and pockets disguised as cell phones.