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The Second Ammendment and Gun Control

The Second Ammendment and Gun Control

Sarah McCarthy

October 11, 2017

In the wake of yet another tragic mass shooting, it’s time to finally put aside our differences and take a look into the ways in which we as a nation can protect our fellow citizens. This is a charge that must be inspired by and for the people, and carried out by those we elect to represent our ba...

Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor

Mark Semon

January 30, 2013

Dear Editor: In the January 16th, 2013 edition of The Bates Student Curtis Rheingold wrote an opinion piece for The Forum entitled "Wanted: effective U.S. gun control policy." His opinions are based on information presented by two websites, the Harvard Injury Control Research Center (HICRC) www.hsph.harvar...

Wanted: Effective U.S. Gun Policy

Wanted: Effective U.S. Gun Policy

Curtis Rheingold

January 16, 2013

Six months after the mass shooting in Aurora, CO, and a month removed from the Newtown, CT, massacre, the Obama administration is finally considering legislation to improve federal gun control laws in the United States. A task force led by Vice President Joe Biden has been discussing options such as i...

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