Abby's Posts for 'Gun Control'

  • After Orlando

    On June 12, 2016, Americans woke up to horrifying news. When I turned on my phone and checked social media, my whole feed was full of news about the mass shooting at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida. As the day went on and the story slowly unfolded, Americans learned of a staggering 49 deaths and 53 injuries caused by Omar Mateen, the gunman who opened fire at a gay nightclub in the middle of the night. 

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  • Hillary is "Heartless"? Think Again, Trump

    The NRA recently endorsed Trump. Surprise, surprise. Trump was endorsed by the organization single-handedly responsible for putting guns in the hands of those who should not have them. In the speech he gave to the NRA, he called Hillary “heartless.” Oooookay, Trump. Let’s take a look at how incredibly wrong and off base this statement is.

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  • Beware of Bernie's Bad Gun Policy

    Bernie, I like you. I genuinely do. But I want to address something.

    Progressive liberals, many of whom are teens, are eager to point out Bernie’s strong stances on economic equality and social issues. The fact of the matter is that Bernie and Hillary agree on many things (despite Hillary having a much stronger track record in her pursuit of social issues) and I admire Bernie’s passion for helping the financial underdog. But there’s one specific thing that really kills me that Bernie’s supporters seem eager to overlook: his record on gun control.

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