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A ‘well regulated militia’ is not private gun ownership

The Second Amendment should be reinterpreted to protect the rights of states to protect themselves with well-regulated militias. Home protection should be done with...

Grappling with gun violence: an unclear prescription for a painful diagnosis

A man with a history of unchecked mental instability, an unassuming facade, hyperbolized aggression toward an unjust world and, of course, a gun, walks...

Walmart’s new firearm policies are well-intentioned but do nothing to solve...

In the wake of the Florida shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that left 17 dead and 14 wounded, Walmart released a statement...

More gridlock persists on gun control, but public opinion is changing

Teen survivors of the Parkland, Florida high school shooting travelled to the state capitol on Wednesday, Feb. 21 to demand action from lawmakers on...

Politicians must not allow NRA donations to keep them from acting...

Americans are still reeling from the trauma brought forth by the school shooting that took place on Wednesday, Feb. 14 at Marjory Stoneman Douglas...

Sorry, conspiracy theorists, the only actor out here is our president

Along with expressing his condolences for the school shooting on Feb. 14 that occurred in Parkland, FL, President Donald Trump also stated that he...

Truth hurts, but footage of the Texas church shooting should be...

Releasing footage to the public often gives rise to an ethical and societal dilemma, especially when it shows a violent incident. The question is...

UCPD sheds light on campus emergency preparation

A Las Vegas country music festival, Route 91 Harvest, ended in tragedy on Sunday, Oct. 1 as a lone gunman shot and killed 59...

The Debate at UCR

On Wednesday, Oct. 19 the Highlander, in conjunction with the Associated Students of UCR, hosted “The Debate at UCR” between the College Democrats of...

Obama outlines executive action on gun control

On Tuesday, Jan. 5, President Obama gave a speech at the White House addressing gun violence in the U.S. The president outlined executive actions...