Posts Tagged as "Guns"

Long Beach Poly Teacher: District Woefully Unprepared for School Shootings

Apr. 19, 2018 / By
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“I was told to throw a stapler at the shooter.”

This Is Not A Drill: An Account Of A School Shooting Scare In Long Beach

Jan. 12, 2016 / By
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"To me, this experience was traumatizing and if real, could have had even longer-lasting effects to my personal well-being."

Why I Agree With The President’s Action on Gun Violence

Jan. 6, 2016 / By
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"It makes me mad, that we live in a country where most of our representatives care more about scoring political points and winning the next election than keeping their constituents safe."

Generation Lockdown: Growing Up In The Shadow of Gun Violence

Dec. 9, 2015 / By
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While mass shootings make up most of the headlines, many other gun incidents fly under the national radar – including many at schools.

Having Asperger’s Does Not Make Me a Killer

Dec. 3, 2015 / By
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Unfortunately, the tragic shootings at schools around the country have helped to draw a deeper link between Asperger’s – and autism more generally – with a propensity for violence.

Young Women in LB do the Math on Guns

Feb. 26, 2013 / By
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Just last year, 14 youth in Long Beach where killed by gun shots ranging from age 16-25...

Long Beach Youth Weigh in on Gun Control

Feb. 10, 2013 / By
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All over the country, people have been debating gun control after the tragic events at Sandy Hook elementary school left 20 children and six staffers killed...

Social Paranoia Feeds U.S. Gun Culture

Dec. 28, 2012 / By
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New America Media, Commentary, Rene Ciria-Cruz, Posted: Dec 27, 2012

The gun has an indelible presence in America’s popular consciousness...