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Opinion | Electing a Democrat in 2020 is our best hope for curbing gun violence

Opinion | Electing a Democrat in 2020 is our best hope for curbing gun violence

By Julia Kreutzer, Staff Columnist

May 14, 2019

In order to protect our children and collective morality, further action must be taken by lawmakers in efforts to curb the rate of gun violence. Electing a Democrat in the upcoming 2020 presidential election is America’s chance to take a stance against our gun problem.

Editorial: Undocumented immigrants aren’t punishment for sanctuary cities

Editorial: Undocumented immigrants aren’t punishment for sanctuary cities

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

April 16, 2019

President Donald Trump’s latest proposal involves more than just labeling undocumented immigrants as a threat. Now, he’s trying to use them as punishment.

Editorial: Ending affirmative action sets us back

Editorial: Ending affirmative action sets us back

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

April 9, 2019

Affirmative action policies play an important role in ensuring the systemic challenges faced by marginalized communities are diminished.

Opinion | Trump’s executive order for free speech is ineffective

Opinion | Trump’s executive order for free speech is ineffective

By Hayden Timmins, Staff Columnist

March 26, 2019

The order states that the government can withhold federal funds if the school is deemed to have violated the First Amendment, but it offers no specific way of determining this.

Editorial: Trump makes empty promise for “A Plus” emergency relief

Editorial: Trump makes empty promise for “A Plus” emergency relief

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

March 6, 2019

Trump’s inconsistency in responding to disaster relief is unacceptable, and future disaster-affected states deserve the same support he has given Alabama.

Editorial: Fox-Trump relationship unethical, dangerous

Editorial: Fox-Trump relationship unethical, dangerous

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

March 4, 2019

The New Yorker article shows an unethical, incredibly alarming relationship between Fox News and the Trump administration.

Editorial: Executive order for free speech would do more harm than good

Editorial: Executive order for free speech would do more harm than good

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

March 3, 2019

The executive order is yet another swing and a miss for the Trump administration, as it manages to both fundamentally misunderstand the role of the Constitution and propose a problematic solution.

Editorial: Don’t ignore Cohen’s testimony

Editorial: Don’t ignore Cohen’s testimony

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

February 27, 2019

Former Trump attorney Michael Cohen’s congressional testimony yesterday is something that deserves the nation’s refocused attention.

Top 10: Space Force Objectives

Top 10: Space Force Objectives

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

February 22, 2019

Get in the shuttle, loser, we’re going to make the galaxy great again. As the Space Force blasts off, here are 10 top priorities for the new military branch.

Editorial: The wall isn’t a national emergency

Editorial: The wall isn’t a national emergency

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

February 17, 2019

What Trump fails to recognize in all this is that there is no crisis at the border. His national emergency creates far more problems than it solves and is a complete overextension of executive powers.

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