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Demonstrators during the student organized March For Our Lives on March 28. March for Our Lives organizers estimate 800,000 protesters attended the main march in Washington, D.C. and there were 800 so-called sibling marches held across the globe. EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

How conservatives can lead the fight for gun reform —and why they should

Andrew Infantino March 3, 2019
The United States has disproportionately higher gun crime rates than virtually any other developed country. Legislative action is a crucial step in lowering those rates.
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My thoughts on March For Our Lives

Shaina Montero April 8, 2018
Gun violence isn’t a political party issue, and the only way we are going to implement any lasting change is through a bipartisan bill.
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Demonstrators during the student-organized March for Our Lives at Stony Brook on March 28. The march came four days after the worldwide March for Our Lives.  EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook students march for gun control, disarmed UPD

Mike Adams March 31, 2018
Stony Brook student activists and political leaders from various groups joined together to demand gun control reform in a march on campus Wednesday, March 28.
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A woman holding a candle at a vigil for the Chapel Hill shooting victims in 2015. On March 26, 2019, Stony Brook students gathered for another vigil for the Christchurch, New Zealand shooting victims. HEATHER KHALIFA/ STATESMAN FILE

What are we doing to prevent school shootings?

Andrew Goldstein February 15, 2018
The Stony Brook University Police Department has a website dedicated to Active Shooter Programs, along with a video about active shooter preparedness — instructing viewers how to act if an active shooter situation occurs on campus.
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“Right to Die” bill illustrates the hypocrisy of pro-life movement

Skyler Gilbert October 12, 2015
The irony with the pro-life movement is that they only advocate for life before one is born and the time when one is in so much terminal pain that they’d prefer to be dead.
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BB Pistol with CO2 cartridges and BBs. HUSTVEDT/GFDL

University Police working with Suffolk Police to minimize chances of active shooter on campus

David Vertsberger November 11, 2014
The FBI released a study this past September of 160 active shooter incidents from 2000 to 2013, 12 of which took place at institutions of higher education.
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A screenshot of an opinions article from a 1993 issue of The Statesman. Writer Adam Kaminsky argues in favor of arming campus security.

ARCHIVES: Let Me Tell You About Guns (1993)

February 25, 1993
From The Statesman's opinion archives, Adam Kaminsky argues in favor of arming campus security at Stony Brook University.
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