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Las Vegas shooting victim remembered at Gandhi event

In show of love, more than 100 people honored Kelsey Meadows, the former Fresno State student who became a victim of the Las Vegas mass shooting on Oct.1. The crowd gathered at the Peace Garden for the 27th annual Mahatma ...

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Campus Carry

My state recently adopted a ‘campus carry’ law. Can you explain my decision to carry a pistol to my parents? Your parents’ questions about the safety of students affected by the campus carry law are valid. Your parents fear other ...

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Shooting down rigid gun laws

Proposition 63 is nothing more than a list of wishful, unrealistic expectations that impinge on the integrity of law-abiding citizens and does nothing to prevent violent acts carried out by criminals. California citizens voted “yes” on Proposition 63 on Election ...

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Titus comes to Tower

Writer, actor and stand-up comedian Christopher Titus is coming back to Fresno this weekend for his seventh special “Born with a Defect.” His new show discusses his personal life but also invites debate on issues most comedians dare not tackle ...

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The Republican Party lacks empathy for people

This year, we’ll decide the fate of our nation for the next four. The presidential race is looming and we have to decide what kind of nation we’ll be. With that there are many factors, and no one will ever ...

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Millennials ‘feel the Bern’

This week the Democratic debate took place, and Bernie Sanders proved yet again that he is the candidate for Millennials. While most news stations are reporting Hillary Clinton as the winner of the debate, there is a clear case for ...

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Gun violence isn’t going to solve itself

It’s senseless. It’s senseless and it needs to stop. We can no longer sit idly by and watch as our society shoots itself to death while still maintaining that the Founding Fathers intended the broken system we have today. By ...

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A well-regulated 2nd Amendment

A 9-year-old girl recently shot and killed her gun instructor in a horrible accident. Do 9-year-olds have the right to bear arms? I’d prefer they didn’t. Forgetting the fact that forcing a 9-year-old into a situation where she now gets ...

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Gun control debate lacks clarity

Gun control is a hot topic of debate across the country and from the Fresno State campus there are words of caution for Gov. Jerry Brown as he considers 12 bills meant to reduce gun crime.

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Campus political clubs debate gun control

The phrase “What we can do is change the way we think” was a common theme among the Fresno State chapters of Fresno State Democrats and the Fresno State College Republicans during Friday morning’s gun violence debate in the Free ...

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Gun-owner database needed for enforcement

The gun-control debate lacks focus.  That’s a problem because it’s a multi-layered issue that no one piece of legislation, no matter how big, can solve.  It involves mental illness, an entertainment culture that supports violence, a debate about which guns ...

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Did we lose a future president?

  Today my heart, as is the case for many people worldwide, is heavy. The tragedy in Connecticut shows how short life really is. In the fleeting hours since this horrible incident, the social media forums have exploded.

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Gun control doesn’t work

California lawmakers have their crosshairs on gun owners once again, which isn’t much of a surprise. It’s just one more in a long history of regulation to make responsible gun ownership an absolute nightmare in this state.

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