Students’ United Voices Are Loud and Clear

Students’ United Voices Are Loud and Clear

Around the country, students demand action to prevent more school shootings. Eleanor Hedges Duroy, age 15   A March for Our Lives, a youth-centered movement, has taken root across the nation. Students everywhere are voicing their right to attend classes...
Why Isn’t Congress Passing More Preventative Laws?

Why Isn’t Congress Passing More Preventative Laws?

Amzad Ali, age 14, and IndyKids Staff   After the February 14 school shooting at in Parkland, Florida, lawmakers in Congress began work on a bipartisan bill to improve the background check system for owning guns. The current background National Instant Criminal...
What Else is Being Done to Prevent School Shootings?

What Else is Being Done to Prevent School Shootings?

Eleanor Hedges Duroy, age 15   Without stricter gun control laws to prevent deadly weapons from falling into the wrong hands, some schools are considering other alternatives to prevent school shootings. Those solutions are not without their downsides. Arming the...
What is the Second Amendment?

What is the Second Amendment?

Amzad Ali, age 14 and IndyKids Staff   In December of 1791, the Second Amendment was added to the constitution to allow American citizens the right to bear arms. The second amendment states, “A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free...