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Wednesday April 18, 2007
The Guardian

We have heard the arguments for years regarding the modern-day relevance or not of the second amendment, which engrains the right to bears arms into the American constitution and psyche, and they…

By: Letter to the editor |
Issue date: 4/26/07 Section: Commentary

In response to Elon Glucklich's article ("Controlling the threat," ODE, Apr. 23, 2007), I am also outraged by the increase in gun violence in America, especially the recent…

Published by Dave April 25th, 2007

I have been on the sidelines of quite a number of handgun deaths in my life. Thank God, I haven't really been in the crossfire, nor has any member of my family. But gun violence has come close enough to me…

In my opinion
By: Elon Glucklich | Opinion Editor
Issue date: 4/23/07 Section: Commentary

The list of communities stricken by gun violence rings out like a grim roll call - it's best left out of mind, if possible. But now there is no such…

Harold X. O'Boyle / The Extremist (Blog)

May 03, 2007

Mass murder invariably gets the Victim Disarmament Lobby into a lather promoting safety through helplessness. The Virginia Tech shooting is no exception. A brief but honest look at how…

From the May 2007 Print Edition

Respectfully observing tragedy is never easy. Tempering a respect for the deceased and their families with a desire to draw upon lessons from the tragedy to prevent future occurrences is touchy. Indeed, allegations…

By: Guest Commentary |
Issue date: 5/1/07 Section: Commentary

We must not let those who abuse our rights forsake our national belief in freedom above all else. If we do, then the victims of these shooters, these evil young men who have turned…

By Guo Qiang (
Updated: 2007-04-18 15:27

The world was shaken by the news that a 23-year-old South Korean killed 32 students at Virginia Tech in the deadliest shooting rampage in U.S. history.

The bloody massacre began at…

Posted: 4/23/07

The intricacies of the recent tragedy at Virginia Tech are proving to be very enduring media fodder, with NBC lapping up Cho's media package and the investigations probing deeper and deeper into…

By: Karl Spaulding
Posted: 5/7/07
When Florida liberalized its restrictive and disjointed system of concealed carry laws in 1987, many states followed suit. In each case, naysayers predicted everything from "blood in the streets" to "parking lot…

The following is a short piece by myself, published in the Irish Sunday Business Post.


Gun-control debate rages on
22 April 2007
By Nicholas…

April 18th, 2007 by Ben

The tragic massacre this week at Virginia Tech will be one of those events that you will remember how you first heard the news, where you were when you heard it, and what you were doing at the time. Like September 11, 2001,…

by D. Grant Haynes Thursday, Apr. 19, 2007 at 2:10 PM

The senseless murder of 32 people at Virginia Tech underlines once again the necessity for stricter gun control laws in the United States.

Americans are busily soul searching one more time…

VT tragedy requires look at gun control

For too long this country has refused to take a realistic approach to gun control legislation, often pointing to the debatable phrasing of the Second Amendment. This negligence has led to the horrifying…

By:Paul Morrow
Posted: 4/20/07

As details regarding Monday's tragic shooting at Virginia Polytechnic Institute continue to emerge, and in particular, information concerning the of the shooter, Cho Seung-Hui, I want to urge all Miami…

By Richard Lodge/Daily News staff
Fri Apr 20, 2007, 12:20 AM EDT

The debate over gun control in the wake of Monday's massacre at Virginia Tech had already reached the presidential campaign trial by midweek, and it's sure to surface…

Lessons learned on the 8th anniversary of Columbine.

-- Diane Edbril and Daniel Loeb

Yet another American gun massacre, and though the scale is more horrific, it is not surprising. The Virginia Tech massacre is not unlike the Amish schoolhouse…

By Mike Gaffney
GateHouse News Service
Posted Apr 16, 2008 @ 01:37 PM


A year after she lost her son Ross in the Virginia Tech shootings, Lynnette Alameddine is fighting for legislation that would require universities to issue…

By Judy Polumbaum
Updated: 2007-04-19 07:10

Details of the shootings on the Virginia Tech campus on Monday have unfolded to confirm that the gunman was a US resident originally from South Korea. He is Cho Seung-hui, who killed 32 people and then…

Emory's Campus No Place For Guns
Issue date: 5/1/07
Section: Editorials

The recent controversy concerning funding for a College Republicans' trip to a shooting range has brought the issues of gun control and campus safety to the…
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