Freedom

Gun control needed for safety
By Joe Skoog ’13 THE ROUNDUP The idea of a government taking away citizens’ guns may strike some as an inherent invasion of liberty. However, this is simply not true. While there may be other attacks on freedom by the government, in this instance it can be good. I will say that yes, anti-gun control advocates are correct that the government cannot solve all problems.  But limiting the availability of…
Gun control obstructs safety
By Aakash Jain ’14 THE ROUNDUP I have never held or fired a gun; in fact, I have never seen a firearm in person. Nonetheless, I am certain that gun control undermines our safety and sets a dangerous precedent for government authority. One of the greatest fallacies of our time is that legislation can solve all of society’s problems. As an extreme example, government cannot simply pass a law that…