Author: Drew Ipson

Gun control discussed by local gun owner, Democratic Party vice chairman, students

Illustration by Tyler Carpenter  It’s rare for gun owners and democratic leadership to come to a mutual understanding on gun control measures, as shown during the Pizza and Politics event Nov. 14 in the Ragan Theater. The best way to make a difference is to get involved locally, according to the pane that included Stuart Wallam, owner of local gun store Get Some Guns and Ammo, Justin Anderson, vice chairman of the Utah County Democratic Party and Jaxon Olsen, chief justice of UVUSA and organizer of the Pizza and Politics event. “We all want to get rid of violence...

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Gun control issues, solutions discussed by students

Photo by Michelle Rivas (Left to Right) Amber Hendrickson Community Partnerships Coordinator, Volunteer & Service- Learning Center, Jackson Olsen A solution to gun control is difficult but not impossible to reach, according to Jackson Miner, president of UVU’s service council. National and global gun control was discussed and broken down by students during Real Talk, a dialogue organized by the Volunteer and Service Learning Center Nov. 8. Students gathered in a circle to share their researched presentations and personal experiences. A solution will take a lot of local involvement, educated discussion and participation from various professions, according to Miner. Chief...

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