Recent Changes in Gun Laws

Recent Changes in Gun Laws

In today’s social and political climate, there are few topics more controversial than the subject of gun laws in the U.S. With each new tragedy in the news, there’s the now familiar influx of debates, editorials, tweets, pledges, and prayers coming from all sides....
Gun Laws in the United States

Gun Laws in the United States

U.S. gun legislation is something that is a part of our history and has been around for a long time. In 1971, the Second Amendment to our 27-amendment constitution was drafted. It spoke about the fact that Americans should feel secure in a free state, that they should...
This State is Finally Making Moves Towards Stricter Gun Laws

This State is Finally Making Moves Towards Stricter Gun Laws

Gun control has become a hot button issue, but that’s to be understood. Between the rapid escalation of mass shootings in the United States over the past few years and concerns about gun regulations impeding on the second amendment rights of citizens, things can...
Returning to Congress: Universal Gun Background Checks

Returning to Congress: Universal Gun Background Checks

The importance of the 2018 elections can’t be understated. For Democrats, the tide of a new and radically diverse group of leaders in the House was a relieving change of pace from a Republican majority that had locked down both chambers and the executive branch....
Gun-Related Suicides Concerns Pediatricians

Gun-Related Suicides Concerns Pediatricians

Not only has gun-violence sky-rocketed over the past few years, but also the number of gun-related suicide has seen a recent spike, which is worrisome on multiple levels. One party, in particular, that is concerned about the rise in suicides involving firearms is...
2019: Gun Laws

2019: Gun Laws

While Congress stalls in the wake of America’s mass shootings, several states have decided to take action. Several new gun laws went into effect across the nation as 2019 dawned. Most are aimed at keeping guns away from those with a history of domestic violence...