Friday, April 19, 2019

Guest Blogger: Jose Aristimuno “Shooting After Shooting, Congress Does Nothing Towards Gun Control”

How many shootings must we endure before Congress acts on gun control? Just this year, tragedies such as the Navy Yard shooting in Washington D.C. and the recent scare at a New Jersey mall proved that the conversation of gun control in this country should continue. And if that wasn’t enough, in 2012, over four […]

Guest Blogger: Robert Valencia “A Silver Lining in the Juvenile Justice System”

The string of shootings in Newtown, Aurora, and Oak Creek last year would make some reconsider establishing ‘stop-and-frisk’ policies in several violence-ridden U.S. cities. Most recently, an article by The Chicago Tribune’s Stephanie D. Neely on March 1, claimed that stop-and-frisk policies are needed in an attempt to curb gun violence in Chicago. According to […]

Latinos Support President Obama’s Plans for Stricter Gun Control

President Obama is set to announce his gun control plan today and may be expected to use more than a dozen executive orders to impose stricter gun control, a stance favored by Latinos across the country. While nearly 60% of Americans want stricter gun laws, a recent survey by the Pew Research Center says that […]

Study Finds Strict Gun Control Laws Appeal to Latinos

According to a study released by the Pew Research Center, Latinos are more likely to favor strict gun control laws over Whites and African Americans. The study found that only 29% of Latinos feel it is more important to protect gun ownership rightsthan it is to control the ownership of guns. This is different from […]