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YCI Activist Spotlight: Andrea Gonzales

YCI Activist Spotlight: Andrea Gonzales By: Madina Amber Andera Alejandra Gonzales [she/her] is a phenomenal Queer, Mestiza youth activist who I was delighted to talk to about what it’s like to be an ...

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Gun Violence as a Public Health Issue

Gun Violence as a Public Health Issue By: Hannah Ravenell Public Health can be defined as a science encompassing and prioritizing, health and safety interests of the general public, and the subsequent...

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Gun Usage and Domestic Violence

Gun Usage and Domestic Violence By: Hannah Ravenell Domestic Violence is best defined as behavior occurring in the context of a relationship used to “gain or maintain power and control over an intimat...

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Background Checks

Background Checks Every day, 100 Americans die by gun violence; many people through domestic and intimate partner violence, some by suicide, others by gang violence and mass shootings. There are more ...

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Repealing "Stand Your Ground Laws"

Repealing "Stand Your Ground Laws"   Since 2005, 25 states including Texas, Georgia, and Florida (see complete list below) have passed a “Stand Your Ground Law” in all parts of the country (source). A...

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Community-Based Violence Intervention Programs

Community-Based Violence Intervention Programs Gun violence is a societal issue that has plagued various communities. The United States alone records almost 13,000 gun homicides annually. Implementing...

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Assault Weapons

Assault Weapons By: Leah Brown-Schneck In gun safety legislation and narratives, we often hear the phrase “assault weapons.” There is a wide disagreement about how assault weapons are generally used i...

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Gun Violence Research Funding

Gun Violence Research Funding The Centre for Disease Control reports that in 2019, 39,707 people died from firearm-related deaths. With a continued increase in gun violence year-over-year, many are ca...

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Federal Licensing for Firearms

Federal Licensing for Firearms By: Leah Brown-Schneck Comparison of federal licensing for firearms between Canadian and U.S law reveals a large gap in willpower to save lives. Generally, Canadian law ...

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Ghost Guns

Ghost Guns By: Justice Faith Ghost guns or unserialized weapons are firearms that can be self-assembled, and by definition do not have serial numbers. They can be purchased as kits or separate parts o...

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Mass Shootings

Mass Shootings By Kamille John Mass shootings have become a shocking part of reality. It is now quite common to tune into news outlets, only to be apprised of yet another senseless act of violence, th...

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