The Best Literary Signs at the March for Our Lives

The Best Literary Signs at the March for Our Lives

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This weekend, activists took to the streets all over America to call for immediate and effective gun-control legislation, in the wake of the Valentines Day shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, in which seventeen students and teachers were killed.   Celebrities including Paul McCartney and Patti Smith joined the New York City march, while others such as George Clooney, Jimmy Fallon, Kim Kardashian, Kanye West, Miley Cyrus, and Demi Lovato turned out in for marches nationwide. One of the most exciting elements of mass peaceful protests such as the Women’s March and March for Our Lives …

J.K. Rowling Argues in Favor of Gun Control

J.K. Rowling Argues in Favor of Gun Control

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As we all know, J.K. Rowling frequently takes to Twitter to voice her opinions and advocate for causes she feels strongly about. Last Friday, she turned to her favored social media platform in order to speak out about what she views as the need for gun control in the USA, following last week’s horrifying school shooting, in which seventeen students and teachers were murdered.    Responding to a Twitter user @ConservativeTht who advocated the installment of armed security in schools to prevent shootings, Rowling accused him of inventing the European friend who allegedly questioned the absence of such security. She countered …