Post Tagged with: "gun reform"

HANNAH LEVINE/THE HOYA Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) introduced The Ghost Guns Prohibition Emergency Amendment Act to ban the possession of undetectable plastic "ghost guns," unregistered firearms lacking serial numbers on Monday.

Bowser Proposes Legislation to Ban 3-D-Printed ‘Ghost Guns’

Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) proposed legislation to ban the possession of 3-D-printed plastic guns and other undetectable “ghost guns” on Monday. The Ghost Guns Prohibition Emergency Amendment Act will amend existing legislation to prohibit the registration and possession of ghost guns, or unregistered firearms without serial numbers, in[Read More…]

by September 21, 2018 0 comments City News, News, News - Top, Uncategorized
STUDENT WALKOUT AGAINST GUN VIOLENCE
Students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas have rallied with gun control group Everytown for Gun Safety to organize a March 24, 2018 protest in Washington, D.C., dubbed the March for Our Lives, and have garnered national attention.

Prospective Students Protesting Gun Reform Will Not Face Repercussions

High school students who participate in peaceful protests, such as demonstrations concerning gun reform, will not face negative admissions repercussions when applying to Georgetown University, the Office of Undergraduate Admissions announced yesterday, joining peer institutions in showing support for student activists. “We provide applicants an opportunity to elaborate on any[Read More…]

by February 25, 2018 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

FAGAN: A Tragedy Sparks a Movement

On Feb. 14, the country was once again horrified by news of another school shooting, this time at a high school in Parkland, Fla. Seventeen dead; 14 injured; thousands traumatized. Since then, Americans have seen fiery activism that has not followed past shootings. This spark came from the survivors of[Read More…]

by February 23, 2018 2 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

After Tragedy, Gun Reform Still Stalled

The day after the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, I wrote a commentary for The Hoya on the event. Beyond the literal attack that my hometown had just suffered, I feared a media onslaught that was only just beginning. My home was about to become the epicenter and catalyst for[Read More…]

by January 29, 2013 0 comments Opinion