I feel we need to fix some parts about gun control, but legal gun owners commit less that 3 percent of violent crimes with guns. If you ban guns from everyone, the people with bad intentions will still get them, and the good people following the laws will not be able to protect themselves.
Taking away guns is not the answer, just like drugs which are illegal you can obtain whenever. The fact that only 3% of legal gun owners will actually commit a crime with a gun makes me wonder why take the good citizens of Americas guns away. If you are found with an illegal firearm there should be harsher punishment. Many people use these guns to…[Read more]
The welfare system in America is a very important program. It helps out people and families who have fallen into hard times, but corruption of the welfare system is real and always will be. Day by day people take
This is a youth-powered social network that was started in 2003 by a group of teachers from local sites of the National Writing Project.
We merged several earlier blogging projects. We have found that there are many advantages to bringing students together in one site that lives beyond any particular class. It's easier for individual students to read and write about their own passions, to connect with other students, comment on each other's work, and create multimedia posts for each other. Further, it's been exciting for us to pool our knowledge about curriculum, connected learning, and digital literacies.
If being part of such a community makes sense to you, we invite you to join us. We welcome all youth and any teacher interested in having students publish online and participate in the give and take of a social network like Youth Voices.