Gun control: Students weigh in on what seems reasonable for future legislation

Emma Daniel Staff Writer Nearly 13,000 people die per year from gun violence, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Consider the number 13,000. When adding suicide statistics, the number of gun deaths goes up to roughly 32,000. Legislators constantly extend the line of where no gun control becomes acceptable. Where is that line? When 100 people die? When 200 people die? When someone shoots up an elementary school and kills everyone inside? Where is the line drawn? I decided to speak to gun enthusiasts to get an idea of…

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Stricter gun control is simplest solution to mass gun violence

Lizz Robb Copy Editor Seminars such as “Run, Hide, Fight,” led by Police Chief John McCall, could be foregone if the U.S. passed stricter gun laws. Recently, Troy University hosted the seminar to increase awareness about what to do in the case of a shooting. In light of the number of shootings that have occurred in the U.S. recently, I’d say the seminar is definitely necessary. Based on the numbers, mass shootings — roughly defined as a shooting resulting in at least four deaths and not including the shooter, according…

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