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The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

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The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

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Day 109

Day 109

Bailey Stover July 4, 2020

It’s the Fourth of July. Today is July 4. I had a hard time falling asleep last night and woke up feeling unrested. I tried playing music to put myself in a good mood, but I couldn’t shake myself...

Universal Background Checks

Universal Background Checks

Amira McKee January 23, 2020

Definition and Purpose Universal background checks on gun sales and transfers requires almost all firearms transactions in the United States to be recorded and go through the National Instant Criminal...

Art by Moy Zhong

National controversy: Debating the Second Amendment

Multiple Authors December 17, 2018

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During a moment of silence for victims of gun violence, two students shouted their support of the Second Amendment. Following the walkout, a group of students confronted the pair. Photo by Maya Bell.

Second amendment drives national discussion

Multiple Authors April 5, 2018

Reporting by Katie Whaley, Atiyah Lane, Nikol Slatinska, Rochita Ghosh In Australia, the most exposure junior Gemma Ross had to firearms was knowing that her aunts and uncles, who were police officers,...

Photo by Kai Ford

House Bill proposes arming professors

Faaris Khan March 22, 2018

Bullet after bullet, death after death, every mass shooting in the United States sparks nationwide sorrow, shock and Twitter prayers. With each massacre comes the rekindling of the everlasting gun control...

Students walk out of class with solidarity for Parkland victims

Students walk out of class with solidarity for Parkland victims

Emily Oba March 14, 2018

At 10 a.m. today approximately 400 students walked out of their classes and gathered outside in the main side of the building. Some who participated in the 17 minute walkout, supported the gun violence...

on the Second Amendment

on the Second Amendment

Maddie Murphy February 20, 2018

Following the recent school shooting in Parkland, Fl. at Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School (MSDHS) killing at least 17 and injuring an additional 14, the Second Amendment to the Constitution of the...

New gun law revises requirements for conceal and carry permits

New gun law revises requirements for conceal and carry permits

Grace Dorsey September 30, 2016

Earlier this month, the Missouri Senate overrode Governor Jay Nixon’s veto of SB 656. The law, which takes effect on Jan. 1., will make lifetime conceal and carry permits available and will loosen the...

Triggering the conversation

Triggering the conversation

Jenna Liu December 16, 2015

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Attacks in Mali deserve equal attention

Attacks in Mali deserve equal attention

Ji-Ho Lee December 6, 2015

art by Jenna Liu History has proven that any citizen of any country can be an unfortunate victim of terrorism. Recently, the world has seen several tragic acts of terror. Although there was response to...

Allowing teachers to carry guns protects students

Allowing teachers to carry guns protects students

Ashley Tanner May 30, 2014

A bill is sitting on Gov. Nixon's desk awaiting his approval for allowing school staff to have a gun in the classroom. It also lowers the conceal and carry permit age from 21 to 19, and it prohibits cities...

Guns necessary to deter violence

Guns necessary to deter violence

Harsh Singh March 13, 2014

Two weeks ago, a gunman entered a mall in Maryland with explosives and a gun, killing two workers and killing himself as well. One response to the shooting would be to blame guns. However, if the government...

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