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Patrick Hall

Although most can’t vote, students can still make their voices heard.

Staff Ed – Stay Informed

March 16, 2018

This is an extension of the staff editorial in the March print issue of the Mustang. The story described the collective opinion of the Mustang staff on some of the current issues related to gun control and school shootings. Below are links to information related to these issues and how to stay informed.

 

VOTE
To pre-register and register to vote:

https://registertovote.ca.gov/

 

CALL YOUR CONGRESSMAN

https://issa.house.gov/contact

Phone Number: 760-599-5000

***Remember, we will have a new congressman representing our district after this November’s election.

 

STAY INFORMED

For more information on the National Rifle Association, visit https://home.nra.org/

To find out about the amount of money legislators recieve from the NRA, look at https://www.politico.com/interactives/2017/gun-lobbying-spending-in-america-congress/

For more Florida-specific information, go to

https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2018/03/05/the-nra-lobbyist-behind-floridas-pro-gun-policies

To gain a better understanding of America’s history of gun control legislation, check out

http://time.com/5169210/us-gun-control-laws-history-timeline/

About the Contributors
Photo of Mallika Seshadri
Mallika Seshadri, Opinion Editor

If you see someone trip over something, or even nothing, it’s probably me.

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Patrick Hall, Photo Editor

My name spelled backwards is racecar.

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