The Vermont Cynic

Joey Waldinger and Sawyer Loftus

March 22, 2018

Gun advocates had just started their rally in support of the right to bear arms when a group of protesters in the back stood up, turned their backs on the crowd and walked out. Turning Point USA and the Young Americans for Liberty, conservative youth groups on campus, held a joint rally March 8 in the...

Debate ammunition in favor of gun control

Debate ammunition in favor of gun control

Madeleine Cary

October 27, 2017

A brief list of stupid things and misleading arguments that delay and detract from any productive conversations on gun violence in our country and my responses to them: “In this Constitution, I have the God-given right to my guns.” When that document was published the founding father...

Campus should allow for Second Amendment rights

Campus should allow for Second Amendment rights

James Simpson

March 24, 2017

We have seen in our nation’s past the deadly failures of gun-free policies. Sandy Hook Elementary School, the Aurora movie theater, Pulse nightclub, and Virginia Tech were all areas in which the carrying of firearms was prohibited, and mass carnage ensued. Since those intent on inflicting...

Buy dogs, not guns. Save lives

Buy dogs, not guns. Save lives

Ariana Arden

September 7, 2016

Gun control is, and has been all our lives, a very hot-button issue. In 2015, there were 372 mass shootings in America, according to the BBC. I believe there have already been more than that in 2016. In response to this issue, many people have tried to restrict gun laws — to no avail o...

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