More States Are Loosening Gun Laws. We Should Be Concerned.

More States Are Loosening Gun Laws. We Should Be Concerned.

Photo by Bermix Studio on Unsplash By Claire Davis, age 13 and IndyKids Staff Around the country, some lawmakers are attempting to make it easier to carry a gun in public without training, a permit or being subject to a background check. Already this year, states such...
What Are Current Restrictions Around Gun Ownership?

What Are Current Restrictions Around Gun Ownership?

Sema Koc, age 12   Right now, citizens of the United States are being faced with mass shootings that put students’ lives at risk. When overviewing the statistics of school shootings compared to other nations, results can be shocking. Louisiana has the least...
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...