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Why I regret the Second Amendment

Brandon Bartlett is a political science senior and Mustang News conservative columnist.  You awake to the sound of shattering glass. Your eyes instinctively flicker to your clock as it proclaims 3:27 a.m. Paralyzed by fear, you pray that the noise will not come again. Crash! What was that?! You hear footsteps playing the familiar tune […]

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The politics of gun control

Jessica Burger Polarized political views are creating problems in the current national conversation on gun violence and policy following the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre in Newtown, Conn., which took the lives of 27 people this past December. In Washington, the National Rifle Association (NRA) publicly announced it would lobby for armed security guards in […]

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Campuses and concealed weapons

Laura Pezzini In a time when gun control is a high-profile issue, an important aspect of mass shootings is sometimes overlooked in the midst of federal and state arms legislature — that of weapon control on college campuses. The question of concealed weapon laws on college campuses is a matter of state legislature, according […]

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UPD: Cal Poly prepared for Sandy Hook-style shooting

Sean McMinn After a gunman at Sandy Hook Elementary School murdered 20 children and six school employees, people at Cal Poly began asking University Police Department Chief George Hughes if the school was prepared for such a shooting. He answered them with a definite “yes.” Hughes said university police and Cal Poly administrators have […]