gun control

April 9, 2013 - 12:36pm
A debate hosted by the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, was held to allow students and community members to learn about both sides of the debate on gun control.

In light of recent events and legislation concerning the issue of gun control in the United States, campus and Syracuse community members came together last week to voice their opinions on the subject.

“It is my duty to protect my child,” said a mother in the audience, holding back tears. “If someone broke into my house and I used more than seven bullets to stop him, does it make me a criminal?”

March 4, 2013 - 12:07pm
A recent poll conducted by the Public Religion Research Institute suggests that in light of this year's mass shootings in Colorado and Connecticut, most religious groups are in favor of stricter gun control laws.

Religious institutions are expressing their opinions on stricter gun control in light of the Newtown, Conn. shooting on Dec.

February 19, 2013 - 11:29pm
In lieu of the recent mass shootings, a panel was held Tuesday night in Hendricks Chapel to discuss the issue of gun control.