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Athens Residents “March For Our Lives” in Columbus

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While hundreds participated in the March For Our Lives in Athens Saturday morning, 27 Athens residents and students marched through the streets of Columbus for the same cause; to oppose gun violence in schools and support stronger gun laws. Kerrie Shaw, a social worker and activist in Athens collected funds to hire a bus to… Read More

Athens March For Our Lives

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Hundreds of people in Athens joined thousands of others calling for stricter gun control as part of March For Our Lives events taking place across the country Saturday. The Athens March For Our Lives was organized by the Ohio University College Democrats. The crowd gathered in front of Templeton-Blackburn Memorial Auditorium; marched from East Union Street,… Read More

Seth Adams

Deep In Gun Country, Students Speak Out On Gun Violence

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Gun culture runs deep in much of the Ohio Valley, where hunting is a revered tradition and the majority of state lawmakers in Kentucky, Ohio, and West Virginia boast “A” ratings from the National Rifle Association. But even here the growing national student activism on gun safety is taking hold in the wake of recent… Read More