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Guns for everyone?

Little tyke exercises his second amendment right to bear arms. (Photo courtesy of C 4 Ranch and Lodge website)

West Hagler, Staff Reporter

April 6, 2018

Note: Beating a Dead Horse is a regular satire column from Lasso authors. All names and likenesses are fictional. The Lasso Editorial Board and FCCPS do not espouse or endorse opinions expressed in these columns. Enjoy! Recently, there have been proposals to issue firearms to 20 percent of the teache...

We should run, not hide during a lockdown

We should run, not hide during a lockdown

Evan Stegenga

March 21, 2018

“Unpopular Opinions” are exactly that. These opinions are those of the authors alone, and do not represent the opinions of The Lasso or of George Mason High School. In the event of a school shooting, anyone in the building would probably have short notice to go into lockdown procedures. Lockdown dr...

Guns do not make schools any safer

A Guns at School sign.

Melissa Boyle

March 15, 2018

The recent school shooting in Parkland, Florida sparked nationwide conversations regarding gun safety in schools.To combat this ongoing issue, President Donald Trump proposed a "solution" which would end gun violence in schools: arming 20% of teachers with guns. In other words, in order to decrease gun...

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