March on the NRA

March on the NRA Written and edited by: Laur Baird On August 4th, Fairfax, Virginia, I protested against the NRA. It was overall a very motivational and inspiring movement, aside from all of the sadness and heartbreak that took place as well. I was there from around 11 in the morning, to around 3 in... Continue Reading →

Never Forget

with new stories constantly popping up in the media, sometimes it is hard to remember the people who matter the most in these horrible situations

Top NRA-Sponsored Politician in each state

My hope in sharing this is that the lower-paid politicians will get jealous of the higher-paid ones and will throw a fit. The dollar amount under the state name is the "value of a child" in that state. Alabama: $0.31 RICHARD C SHELBY SENATOR $259,464 ROBERT ADERHOLT CONGRESSMAN $49,928 Alaska: $1.76 DON YOUNG CONGRESSMAN $245,720... Continue Reading →

Gun Violence Rankings By State

Study by 24/7 Wall Street 50. Massachusetts Firearm deaths per 100,000 people: 3.4 per 100,000 Total firearm deaths 2016: 242 (suicides: 140, homicides: 89) Violent crime rate: 376.9 per 100,000 (23rd highest) Permit required to carry handgun: Yes Poverty rate: 10.4% (9th lowest) 49. Rhode Island Firearm deaths per 100,000 people: 4.0 per 100,000 Total... Continue Reading →

The School-to-Prison Pipeline

An ongoing, updating article discussing the nuances of campus safety and regulation, especially that regarding officers and zero-tolerance policy Let's talk. If you aren't ready, then get ready, because the STPP is a pretty pressing matter, and it has been for a while. Zero-Tolerance Policies are a bit of a plague. They're easy to write,... Continue Reading →

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