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Sainati: Gun reform must go beyond NRA, Second Amendment

Leo Sainati, Assistant Opinion Editor

March 4, 2018

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

In the aftermath of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that resulted in thedeath of 17 people, many corporations such as Delta Air Lines, United Airlines, Hertz and Enterprise have moved away from their support for the National Rifle Association. Whether through ending specia...

Letter to the Editor: Guns are the central issue in gun violence

February 25, 2018

Filed under Latest Stories, Letters to Editor, Opinion

While I appreciate publishing opinion pieces from all sides, I think Jacob Rowden’s column on gun control leaves out a lot of important facts. To start, only a few comprehensive, published studies on the subject exist because we are widely prevented from studying gun violence and...

Letter to the Editor: Disclose and divest NU’s firearms funding

February 23, 2018

Filed under Latest Stories, Letters to Editor, Opinion

Three student movements have focused on Northwestern’s endowment investments: Fossil Free NU, Unshackle NU and NU Divest. It's time to add a fourth: Divest Firearms Funding. Gun makers fuel the National Rifle Association's...

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

Leo Sainati, Assistant Opinion Editor

February 20, 2018

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

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

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

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...

State deadline set for City Council to pass assault weapons ban

Ciara McCarthy, Summer Reporter

July 10, 2013

Filed under Around Town, Blogs, Latest Stories, The Summer Northwestern 2013

With the passage of Illinois’ long-awaited concealed-carry bill Tuesday, Evanston aldermen have 10 days to pass a citywide ban on assault weapons. City Council chose to delay a vote on the assault weapons ban Monday and...