Tag: gun control

Support GUAPA’s Petition to Keep GUPD Unarmed


This editorial was originally written in response to GUAPA’s letter to President DeGioia from May 5, 2018. On May 5, 2018 Georgetown United Against Police Aggression (GUAPA) delivered a letter to President DeGioia urging him to keep GUPD unarmed. The letter was released in response to an earlier effort by GU Advocates for Responsible Defense…

Walk Out for Gun Violence Prevention on the 14th

Walk Out for Gun Violence Prevention on the 14th


When 17 students and teachers at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida were murdered on Feb. 14 by a former MSD student, the United States once again began down a familiar path. There were calls for thoughts and prayers, calls for increased background checks, calls for better school security, mental health, armed teachers—…

In emergency vote, D.C. council approves concealed carry law


The D.C. Council unanimously approved emergency legislation on Tuesday that will allow D.C. residents to carry concealed handguns with a permit. Council members met for this emergency vote after a federal judge ruled in July that the District’s ban on concealed handguns was unconstitutional. Concealed weapon permits will be distributed only if gun owners demonstrate…

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