The Daily Northwestern

Sainati: Fighting guns with guns is not only dangerous, but inherently reactive

Leo Sainati, Assistant Opinion Editor

February 20, 2018

It seems that after every mass shooting, amid the mourning and grief, calls for stricter gun control are countered with the firm belief that more guns correlates with safety. After the 2012 shooting that killed 20 children and seven adults...

Closson: Don’t forget Florida

Troy Closson, Opinion Editor

February 16, 2018

Each time another mass shooting occurs in the U.S., we withdraw into the same unproductive pattern: politicians offer up their condolences, debates break out on social media over whether it’s too soon to initiate gun control...

Hume: Underneath a facade of justice, our juvenile corrections system is failing

Jack Hume, Op-Ed Contributor

January 28, 2018

The prosecutors handling January 16th’s Kentucky school shooting case that left two students dead and more than a dozen injured announced last Thursday that they planned on filing a motion to move the suspect to criminal —...

Anderson: On gun control, it’s time we stop gambling innocent lives

Calvin Anderson, Columnist

October 25, 2017

Three weeks have now passed since the shooting in Las Vegas, and, unsurprisingly, talk of gun law reform has died down with no serious attempts at legal change in sight. After years of tragedy followed by little to no reform,...